Madhya Pradesh: Explosion inside the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train

At least six passengers were injured in the explosion.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 7, 2017 4:26 pm
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An explosion was reported on Tuesday inside the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur district. News agency ANI reported that more than six were injured in the explosion. The blast occurred in a general coach of the train between 9.30 AM and 10 AM when it was on its way to Ujjain from Bhopal near Jabdi station, Railway PRO, Indore, Jitendra Kumar Jayant was quoted as saying by PTI. He added that the injured were admitted to a hospital in Kalapipal town of the district.

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The state government has announced Rs 25,000 compensation for the injured and Rs 50,000 for the critically injured. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told news agency ANI that he is observing the situation personally. The SP and the District Collector are at the spot, he added.

The glass panes of the windows in the general coach were damaged because of the blast, which occurred when the train was about to reach Jabdi Station. Following the blast, the train came to a halt. Smoke engulfed the general coach, causing panic among the passengers who rushed out to save themselves.

The Railway PRO said that a probe is on to ascertain the cause of the blast, adding that a relief train is on its way to the mishap site.

There are unconfirmed reports of the blast having triggered from a suitcase. It could also be a mobile phone having exploded inside the train. News18.com reported that senior railway officers, intelligence officials and anti-terrorism squad have left for the site of the blast to ascertain the cause.

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    Raghu
    Mar 7, 2017 at 6:04 pm
    Nobody gives a SHT to such stories. Every single citizen is aware that such bomb plantings and then their discoveries are done by some intelligent bstrd(sorry intelligent brahmin) who is actually the dumb who plans such dirty tricks.
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      Raghu
      Mar 7, 2017 at 6:07 pm
      What FKing language is that!
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        Prateik
        Mar 7, 2017 at 5:56 pm
        NO. It wasn't planted by STATE TERRORIST Rajnath Singh and his official gundas.
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          Prateik
          Mar 7, 2017 at 5:57 pm
          Not before all Hindus clear the brahmin DK HEADS LIKE IN 1946.
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            Rajat
            Mar 7, 2017 at 12:31 pm
            IS का कीड़ा था, लखनऊ में है अभी. तुम्हारी जात का ही है.
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              Rajat
              Mar 7, 2017 at 6:23 pm
              क्यूँ हिंदी समझ में नहीं आती?lt;br/gt; की औलाद. इतने आशिक तुझे पता नहीं बाप कौन?lt;br/gt; की टट्टी में पलते हुए कीड़े से भी ी है तुम हरामजादों की कौम
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                Rajat
                Mar 7, 2017 at 6:28 pm
                जिसमें तेरी अम्मी चिल्लाती है जब एक से ती है
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                  Rajat
                  Mar 7, 2017 at 6:24 pm
                  साले याद रखना गुजरात कोlt;br/gt;घर में घुस कर मारेंगे औकात पता चली थी न lt;br/gt;उस से भी ा हाल होगाlt;br/gt;साल एक और यहाँ गन्दगी फैला रहा
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