Bomb threat in Delhi-Lucknow train, security intensified

New Delhi: The security has been intensified at two railway stations here after the Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express was evacuated at Ghaziabad on Sunday morning after reports of a bomb scare.

We received information of a bomb threat from Delhi Police around 6.30 a.m. Nothing could be discovered when the train was checked at Ghaziabad railway station, Neeraj Sharma, senior railway official told IANS.

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.

However, the official said there was no need to panic.

Delhi was put on high alert after Saturday’s terror attack at an Indian Air Force frontier base near Pathankot town in Punjab.