BHOPAL: The discovery of a ‘bomb’ on the premises of Habibganj railway station on Friday noon created panic. At that time, Lokmanya Tilak Terminal-Habibganj train had reached the station. The police got the platform 2 and 3 vacated.
The SHO GRP, Habibganj GK Joshi informed that the train LTT-Habibganj reached the Habidganj police station around 12.30 pm. During cleaning, in coach S-11 the caretaker saw a rod with plastic pipe.
He raised an alarm and the GRP and RPF reached the train coach and for the security platform number 2 and 3 were got vacated. The RPF’s sniffer dog inspected the object and showed positive sign.
The bomb disposal squad and other officials reached the platform and located the suspicious object. The snuffer dog came with BDDS also showed positive sign.
After proper investigation it is found that the iron rod was clothed with the plastic pipe and taped on the both sides, which is the design of pipe bomb. The train which were scheduled to cross Habibganj railway station were stopped, the route was blocked for more than one and half hour.