Blast aboard Kalindi Express train near Kanpur

"Prima facie, it appears to be a blast of explosives," said the ministry official. 

Blast aboard Kalindi Express train near Kanpur

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.

"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.