Jharsuguda: The explosive weighing around 12 kilograms were seized from Train No. 12129 Pune-Howrah Azad Hind Express late on Thursday Evening.
The Railway Protection Force seized the explosive at Brajrajnagar Station of Jharsuguda District. This is the first time where such explosive has been found from a train in Jharsuguda district.
Jharsuguda Government Railway Police IIC Debjani Naik said that “While patrolling near Brajrajnagar Railway Station, the RPF patrolling team found a un-claimed black bag from General Coach at Brajrajnagar Station. During search Railway, Police Force found that the Bag was stuffed with six bundles of huge quantity of explosive. Subsequently, they handed over the bag to Government Railway Police. We have also found an Aadhar Card of one Pradeep Paik of South 24 Parganas of West Bengal in the bag. We have called in Bomb disposal team to diffuse the explosive. Police are inquiring the source from where the bag with explosive was brought and where it was being taken. The matter is under investigation