ATTOCK: The bomb disposal experts, late Tuesday night, defused an “improvised explosive device” found in a bag on board Peshawar-bound Awam Express at the Attock railway station, Geo News reported.
According to police sources, the disposal squad arrived at the scene after two hours to neutralize the twenty-kilogram bomb planted on the passenger train.
Railway authorities told Geo News, the train was green-signalled after a full clearance.
Earlier, two people were killed and at least 27 others injured in a powerful blast that ripped through the busy Lahore Railway Station on Tuesday.
According to rescue sources the number of injured was at least 40.
The injured were rushed to Mayo and Ganga Ram Hospitals.
Five of the injured are said to be in a critical condition.
The blast occurred outside the business train's counter at platform No-2 where a large numbers people were queued up in to buy train tickets.