Jharkhand: Blast on railway track in Dhanbad, diesel engine derails

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Jharkhand: Blast on railway track in Dhanbad, diesel engine derails

A portion of a railway track was damaged in an explosion in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad division in the early hours of Saturday. As per the details, a diesel locomotive derailed as a result of the explosion.

The railways said in a statement that it was a ‘bomb blast’ that took place between Garwa Road and Barkana section of Dhanbad division.

“Unusual incident of bomb blast by miscreant due to derailment of diesel engine on Dhanbad division,” the railways said.

Sources reveal that it was a Naxal-related incident.

No death or injury has been reported.

Senior officials have reached the spot and are waiting for the track to be restored, officials said.

(with inputs from PTI)

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