At least 6 bombs found near India-Nepal border in Bahraich district’s Rupaidiha. According to reports, Police and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) who were informed about the incident are present at the spot. 

Meanwhile, the concerned authorities have been alerted in the adjacent areas and investigations are underway. 

Earlier in the day, an explosive material packed in a polythene bag along with a letter reading ‘revenge will be taken from Indians for the death of Abu Dujana’ was found on the Amritsar-bound Akal Takht SF Express which was coming from Kolkata on Thursday.

The train was stopped immediately after the discovery of the explosives and was stationed at Akbarganj Railway Station in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh.

The bomb was discovered after a passenger in the train identified the suspicious material at 1AM, he swiftly alarmed the officials on-board the train and the train was stopped in Amethi.

The passengers were shifted from the train bogey to another and bomb squad initiated the process of containing the situation. 

First Published | 10 August 2017 11:48 PM
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