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Suspected object found in Amritsar-bound Akal Takhat Express on Wednesday night, two coach vacated, police, BDS on spot.

New Delhi:  A suspected object was found in Amritsar-bound Akal Takht Express on Wednesday night in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi. According to police, two coaches were vacated and BDS along with bomb disposal squad have reached the spot. Police has also seized the ‘suspicious object’.

The train was stopped at the Akbarganj Railway station at 1:14 a.m. after the Guard and the Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) received information about a doubtful object lying in the toilet of coach number B3. The suspected object was put up in a bag and was pretended to be a bomb.

As soon as the Government Railway Police (GRP) control received the information, they stopped the train at the loop line. The Shivratanganj Police also arrived to the location and leave empty coach number B3 and B4 for the safety purpose.

The train was stopped at the loop line of the Akbarganj Railway Station. A team of bomb disposal rushed to the spot and then the device was taken out of the train and diffused

Along with the bomb, the security agencies and bomb squad reportedly found a hand-written letter which stated that it was for the revenge of Lashkar-e-Taiba’s (LeT) commander Abu Dujana’s killing. 

"Dujana ki shahaadat ka badla abb Hindustan ko chukaana padega." (India will have to pay for LeT militant Abu Dujana's death)