A low-intensity blast took place aboard the Kalindi Express train near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, news agency ANI reported citing the Ministry of Railways officials.
The blast happened in a toilet of a general coach of the train near Barrajpur station at around 7.10 pm. The train was running from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh to Bhiwani in Haryana.
#WATCH A low-intensity blast took place in a toilet of a general coach of Kanpur-Bhiwani Kalindi Express near Barrajpur station (near Kanpur) at around 7.10 pm, today. Prima facie, it appears to be a blast of explosive. There are no injuries or casualties. pic.twitter.com/y32bKkkXZJ
— ANI (@ANI) February 20, 2019
"Prima facie, it appears to be a blast of explosives," said the ministry official.
However, there have been no reports of any injuries or casualties.
According to officials, the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) is present at the site and after only after their clearance the train will be despatched.
The railway traffic is being dealt through other two railway lines available.