Panic after explosives found at Kota station

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Updated: September 06, 2016 9:50 PM

Explosives weighing over 2.5 kg with fuses and wires were spotted by some people near the platform stairs, PTI reported SP Kota Sawai Singh as saying.

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A panic scene was created at the Rajasthan’s Kota Railway Station after a packet of explosives was found at a platform today. Explosives weighing over 2.5 kg with fuses and wires were spotted by some people near the platform stairs, PTI reported SP Kota Sawai Singh as saying. The bag was reportedly discovered by a member of the cleaning staff around 5 pm. As per the police official, the explosives which were found at the station are used in mines.

Denying the possibilities of a blast, Singh told the news agency that the wire and the explosives were separate, so there was no chance of a blast.  Police official said that that the bomb disposal squad took the packet to a safe place. The platform was sealed for nearly two hours, he said.

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