A major train mishap eludes Guwahati on Sunday when security forces caught two thieves who were trying to steal slippers from railway tracks in the city. According to information, the duo were caught near Jalukbari where they were removing the slippers hardly before the arrival of the Saraighat Express. The security forces on petrolling duty saw them but the started running away. But they were overpowered. They the duo were handed over to police where interrogation is underway.