February 20: A low intensity blast took place on board the Kanpur-Bhiwani Kalindi Express near Kanpur on Wednesday. The incident happened in the washroom of a general compartment of the train when it stopped at Barrajpur station around 7.10 pm, railway officials said. The station is about 30 km from Kanpur. All coaches of the train are being checked by the police as a precautionary measure.
#WATCH A low-intensity blast took place in a toilet of a general coach of Kanpur-Bhiwani Kalindi Express near Barrajpur station (near Kanpur) at around 7.10 pm, today. Prima facie, it appears to be a blast of explosive. There are no injuries or casualties. pic.twitter.com/y32bKkkXZJ
— ANI (@ANI) February 20, 2019
The cause of the blast is being investigated. Prima facie evidence revealed that the explosion seemed to have been caused by crackers as the damage was not much. The plywood sheet of the toilet is damaged.