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Bomb threat: Security beefed up at Sitamarhi rly stn in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Sitamarhi 

Security at railway station has been beefed up following an anonymous letter threatening to blow up the premises was found on Friday morning, police said.

on the Sitamarhi-Darbhanga rail section has been stopped after the letter was found by Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel at around 10 am.

"The security of the entire railway station has been beefed up after we received the threat letter to blow up the railway station. Police, Sashashtra Seema Bal, GRP and RPF have launched in and around the railway station," of Police Vijay Shankar Singh said.

District Magistrate Ranjit Kumar Singh, however, said that the threat letter could have been written by a mentally unsound person as it said that the sender had written to the 152 times for resolution of grievance but did not receive any reply from him and hence the decision to blow up the railway station.

The letter, however, did not mention the nature of the grievance and why it could not be resolved, Singh said.

The DM urged the people not to panic and said a thorough probe will be ordered into the incident.

at Sitamarhi railway station resumed around 2.40 pm after a disruption of around 4.45 hours, East Central Railway (ECR) (CPRO) said/

He added that was stopped as a precautionary measure.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 17:20 IST