Explosives found on railway tracks in Bihar, train services disrupted

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Bombs found on Bihar railway tracks
Kolkata, Dec 30: Train services between Kolkata and North Bengal was disrupted after railway track supervisors discovered live explosives on the tracks between Azimganj and Mukuria stations early on Monday morning.

The supervisors immediately alerted the station masters about the explosives meant to blow up the tracks and several long-distance trains were halted at various stations.

Two of the explosives went off while being removed but nobody was harmed

The services between Kishanganj in Bihar and Malda in West Bengal were stopped, causing inconvenience to several passengers travelling to and from North Bengal.Some of the trains that got halted were Satabdi Express, Padatik Express and Kanchankanya Express.

Two of the explosives, low-intensity ones, went off while the supervisors tried to remove them, although nobody was injured.

Clearing up the route would take some time, television reports quoted railway authorities as saying.

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