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How a Vigilant Passenger and Cops Helped Prevent a Major Bomb Blast in a Train

How a Vigilant Passenger and Cops Helped Prevent a Major Bomb Blast in a Train

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Alert cops of Government Railway Police (GRP) and Railway Protection Force (RPF), along with a vigilant passenger, helped prevent a major accident by diffusing a bomb found in a train on Friday.

A passenger aboard the Mahanagri express that was headed towards Mumbai from Varanasi, spotted an unidentified bag kept outside the bathroom of S-3 coach, when the train reached Manikpur railway station in Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh.

According to reports, he immediately informed the guard who alerted the station master.

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KK Choudhary, the Superintendent of Police in Chitrakoot, informed The Times of India that a bomb like structure consisting of a small watch with wires and a letter in English were found in the bag. GRP and RPF cops reached the spot immediately and they took the improvised explosive device (IED) to an isolated place.

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A bomb disposal squad was called from Allahabad and they diffused the bomb at 3:00 am near an isolated place. They said that the IED would have destroyed three coaches of the train if it was not diffused in time.

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