Update: MP’s IG Law & order Makrand Devaskar confirms Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train explosion that took place today was a terrorist attack. It was a IED blast, 3 arrested from Pipariya: Makrand Devaskar, IG Law & order, MP. 4 suspects detained by police at Piparia in Hoshangabad district of MP in connection with Bhopal-Ujjain Fast Passenger train tragedy today.
Bhopal: Over six passengers were injured in an explosion in 59320 Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train in Shahjapur district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. As per the information received, the injured have been admitted to Kalapipal government hospital. It created panic among the passengers.
As per reports, Railway SP Krishna Veni has said, based on the primary information, that the explosion happened due to a short-circuit.
However, he has also hinted about explosives in a suitcase which might have resulted in the explosion. Meanwhile, local police along with the GRP and RPF teams have reached the spot while launching an investigation into the matter.
But the PRO of Bhopal Division IA Siddiqui said, “Injured passengers admitted to Kalapipal Govt hospital, medical team sent. Reason of explosion unknown.” Some sources say that the blast was the result of mobile charging.