Friday, August 6, 2010

Train passengers robbed, assaulted in Bihar

Train passengers robbed, assaulted in Bihar

Over 50 armed robbers stormed into the AC coaches of a Delhi-bound express train and looted the passengers in Bihar`s Lakhisarai district early on Friday.

The Howrah-Delhi Lal Quila Express was on its way to Delhi when the incident happened. The robbers looted cash and valuables from the passengers between Bansipur and Bhulai railway stations, about 150 km from here.

The passengers were also assaulted and were injured when they resisted the robbers.

Railway police has lodged a case in this connection.

Over a dozen train robberies have been reported in Bihar in the last six months. Today`s robbery is a case of major railway security breakdown.


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