Saturday, October 24, 2009

Bomb scare at Lucknow station

A telephone call that a bomb had been planted at a railway platform in Charbagh Station here today sparked panic and sent police into a tizzy.The call turned out be a hoax as a thorough search by police of the entire station yielded nothing, SHO Charbagh (Government Railway Police) Shyama Kant Tripathi said.A person telephoned the police control room in the evening saying a bomb had been planted at platform number four, he said.The bomb disposal staff, which was immediately summoned, and police scanned the entire area but no bomb was found, the SHO said."It was a hoax call," he said. - PTI

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