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Cops at Mumbai’s Churchgate station get bomb threat, search reveals call was a hoax

Mumbai city news: The government railway police is trying to trace the caller

mumbai Updated: Jul 13, 2017 16:05 IST
Megha Sood
RPF officers said they received a call at 11am, after which the anti-terrorism squad (ATS) and the crime branch were alerted.
RPF officers said they received a call at 11am, after which the anti-terrorism squad (ATS) and the crime branch were alerted. (HT Photo)

The railway protection force (RPF) beefed up security at Churchgate station after the control room received a call saying a bomb had been planted in the premises.Police said a search of the area revealed that the call was a hoax.

RPF officers said they received a call at 11am, after which the anti-terrorism squad (ATS) and the crime branch were alerted. A dog squad was also called in.

“We are trying to trace the caller,” said Niket Kaushik, commissioner, government railway police.