Panic gripped the passengers on board Bhubaneswar-Mumbai Konark Express following reports of the presence of bomb in the train sending the security personnel into a tizzy.
Following the reports, the train was halted near Secunderabad railway station. All passengers were made to deboard the train and the bomb disposal squad pressed into service to check all suspicious boxes and baggage.
As per sources, the train left for Mumbai from Bhubaneswar railway station yesterday.
While the search of the train was underway, all the passengers are reportedly safe.
The railway has not made any official announcement in this regard so far.