Security intensified in Delhi after bomb threat in train

| Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 11:30
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Security intensified in Delhi after bomb threat in train
New Delhi: The security has been intensified at two railway stations. This happened after the Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express was evacuated at Ghaziabad on Sunday morning after reports of a bomb scare.
The Railway authorities were informed by Delhi Police about an e-mail threatening of a bomb on the Delhi-Lucknow train.
As soon as the information was recieved, bomb squad reached the spot with sniffer dogs. The train was  then evacuated and a massive search was carried out.  
“We received information of a bomb threat from Delhi Police around 6.30 a.m. The train had departed from New Delhi Railway Station on time (6.10 am). Therefore the train was stopped and checked at Ghaziabad railway station Nothing could be discovered when the train was checked at Ghaziabad railway station”, said  Neeraj Sharma, senior railway official.
The security has been intensified at Nizammudin and New Delhi railway station in Delhi, a police official said.
"We have deployed bomb disposal squad and intensified the general checking," Dumbere Millind Mahadeo, DCP Railways, told IANS.
(with inputs from IANS)
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