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Bomb hoax halted train at Tangla

Passengers of the 15618/Naharlagun - Guwahati InterCity Express  had to face a harrowing time on Sunday after the train was stopped due to a bomb planted at a Railway crossing near Tangla which later turned out to be a hoax. A youth named Bhajan Sarkar spotted a material which had wires coming out he immediately informed the police. A team of police headed by Pranjal Borah, SDPO Bhergaon rushed to the spot. All passengers of the train were disembarked at the station for more than a hour. The material turned out to be an empty case of Vaseline with wires attached.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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