Blast in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train, 9 injured

The reason behind the explosion hasn't been ascertained yet

Blast in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train, 9 injured

An explosion in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train n Tuesday injured at least 9 people in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur district.

According to the media reports, the incident took place at around 9:45 AM. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said that an investigation has been initiated into the matter.



“All officers already reached the spot and at least nine are injured in which two are critical. The investigation is on and according to initial reports there is an odour of gunpowder.” Singh told ANI.


The reason behind the explosion hasn't been ascertained yet, the reports said.

“Injured passengers are admitted to Kalapipal government hospital and a medical team is also sent to the location,” said Bhopal Division of Indian Railways PRO, I.A. Siddiqui.

Reportedly, the guard of Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train informed the passengers at 9:50 AM about the explosion that took place ahead of guard coach, next to the front of sleeper class, while the train was on run in block section between the Jabdi and Kalapipal stations.