Bomb scare on Delhi-Lucknow train, passengers safely evacuated


New Delhi: The security was beefed up at Nizamuddin and New Delhi railway stations here on Sunday after the Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express was evacuated at Ghaziabad in the morning following a bomb scare, a police official said.

“We received information of a bomb from Delhi Police around 6.30 AM Nothing was discovered when the train was checked at Ghaziabad railway station,” said Neeraj Sharma, a senior railway official.

“We have deployed bomb disposal squad and intensified the general checking,” said Dumbere Millind Mahadeo, deputy commissioner of police, Railways. “But there is no need to panic” he added.

The national capital was put on high alert on Saturday, following a terror attack at an Indian Air Force frontier base in Punjab’s Pathankot town. Gunmen attacked the air base on Saturday morning in Pathankot. Three jawans lost their life in the attack while five terrorists were also killed. (IANS), (image courtesy:

The attack comes just a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Pakistan to meet his counterpart Nawaj Sharif on his birthday. India and Pakistan also resumed the offical dialogue but this series of events can halt the progress made in last month or so. (IANS), (image courtesy: