14 injured in train blast in Bengal

Kolkata: Fourteen people were injured in a low intensity bomb blast on a passenger train in West Bengal on Tuesday, railway sources said.

Seven of the injured have been hospitalised after the explosion, which took place at 3.55 a.m. on the Sealdah-Krishnagar local of Eastern Railway between Titagarh and Barrackpore station.

A railway spokesman told IANS the low intensity bomb blast took place following an altercation and scuffle between anti-social who had boarded the train.

Two trains were cancelled as train movement was hit following the incident.