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Bomb hoax at Khar railway station

By Anuj Cariappa

Mumbai, Mar 12: Security was beefed up at suburban Khar railway station , after an unidentified caller from North America claimed that a bomb was planted there, police said Monday.

Bomb hoax at Khar railway station

However, the call turned out to be a hoax.

An unidentified person called on the landline number of Khar police station Sunday evening, claiming that a bomb was planted at the railway station, which comes under Western Railway, an official said.

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Security was beefed up at the railway station and a thorough check was conducted, but nothing suspicious was found, he said, adding that the call was then declared as hoax.

He said the call was made from North America.

A case has been registered against the unidentified caller, the official added.

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