Samastipur, Bihar: In a shocking incident, the Rajdhani Express train (20503) traveling from Dibrugarh to New Delhi was targeted by anti-social elements who pelted stones at the train near Samastipur station. The incident occurred around 6:25 pm on Monday evening, resulting in injuries to several passengers.
As the train reached Samastipur station, a group of youths threw stones at the Rajdhani Express, causing harm to some passengers on board. Unfortunately, one passenger sustained a head injury and is reported to be in serious condition.
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) team swiftly responded to the situation and apprehended four individuals believed to be involved in the stone-pelting incident. The detained individuals are currently in custody as authorities investigate the motive behind the attack.
Passengers who sustained injuries are receiving medical attention, with the severity of injuries ranging from minor to more critical cases. The railway authorities are cooperating with local law enforcement to ensure a thorough investigation into the incident.
Railway officials have expressed their concern over such incidents of vandalism and violence, emphasizing the need for increased security measures to safeguard passengers and trains. The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of community vigilance and cooperation to maintain the safety of rail travel for everyone.