Hoax bomb call sends authorities into tizzy in Hyderabad

DN Bureau

A call regarding the bomb in Vijayawada-Secunderabad Intercity Express train was received by the railway authority in Hyderabad on Thursday, which turned out to be a hoax one, said Superintendent of Police, Railway Protection Force , Anuradha.

Vijayawada-Secunderabad Intercity Express train was checked after the hoax call on Thursday
Vijayawada-Secunderabad Intercity Express train was checked after the hoax call on Thursday

Hyderabad: A call regarding the bomb in Vijayawada-Secunderabad Intercity Express train was received by the railway authority in Hyderabad on Thursday, which turned out to be a hoax one, said Superintendent of Police, Railway Protection Force (RPF), Anuradha.

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Soon after the call was received, RPF, local police and bomb disposal squad conducted a thorough checking of the train but did not find anything.

Anuradha told: "Today early morning, a bomb threat call was received by the railway authority stating there was a bomb planted in Vijayawada-Secunderabad Intercity Express."

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"Acting on the information immediately, RPF, railway authorities, local police, and bomb disposal squad thoroughly checked the train and found nothing. The threat call received found to be a hoax one," she added.

A case under relevant sections of IPC has been registered by the Railway Police. Further investigation is on. (ANI)













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