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IN ACTION: A police dog squad searching the Mangala Express following a bomb threat at Kozhikode railway station on Thursday. - Photo: S.R.K
IN ACTION: A police dog squad searching the Mangala Express following a bomb threat at Kozhikode railway station on Thursday. - Photo: S.R.K

Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: A bomb threat in the Kochi-bound Mangala Express had the city bomb squad, the police and the railway police on their toes at the Kozhikode railway station on Thursday morning.

The search operations delayed the train by nearly 45 minutes. The train that reached the station by 11.20 a.m. could resume its journey only by 12 noon. Earlier, the train was thoroughly searched when it reached Vadakara railway station in the district. However, no explosive was found.

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