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Howrah station vandalised by passengers due to late arrival of train


Kolkata, Oct 26: Some agitated passengers vandalised the station manager's office and VIP lounge at Howrah station, West Bengal on Saturday after a suburban local train arrived late, an Eastern Railway official said.

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Five persons were detained by Government Railway Police personnel for allegedly indulging in violent activity at the station complex, the official said.

The irate passengers alleged that the down Arambagh- Howrah local train arrived late by several minutes at the station at around 11.20 am.

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The glass doors and window panes of the station manager's office and the VIP lounge were shattered in the incident, the official said.

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