Vijayapur (Karnataka): Security authorities were on Sunday thrown in a tizzy after a hoax bomb call at Vijayapur railway station. The police were alerted after the officials received an anonymous call regarding bomb threat to a train to Jodhpur.
A railway spokesperson informed that a man called at the Vijayapur railway station on Sunday night claiming that he had planted explosives in the Hubballi-Bikaner Express.
A team rushed to the station immediately and an intensive check was done by Railway Protection Force, Government Railway Police (GRP), civil police along with bomb squad and dog squad.
The spokesperson said that nothing abnormal or suspicious was found during the check and the bomb threat was later declared a hoax.
A case has been registered and the police is investigating the matter.