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Lucknow Shatabdi Express Evacuated At Ghaziabad After Bomb Scare On Train

New Delhi; Jan.3: The Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express was evacuated at the railway station in Ghaziabad this morning after reports of a bomb scare on the train.

The Railway was informed by Delhi Police about an e-mail threatening of a bomb on the Delhi-Lucknow train.

Soon after the information, bomb squad reached the spot with sniffer dogs. The train was evacuated and massive search was carried out.  

"We received a message from Delhi police of possible bomb threat on Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi at around 6:23 am. Train had departed from New Delhi Railway Station on time (6:10 am), therefore the train was stopped and checked at Ghaziabad railway station," A senior Railway official Neeraj Kumar said.   

"Nothing was found during search,we got clearance at 7:40 am and the train was allowed to leave," he said.

Other trains that were halted or delayed for checking were cleared to go, the officer said.
 
After the yesterday's terror attack in Pathankot, the national capital is on high alert. 

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