In a shocking incident, unidentified persons pelted stones at a coach of the Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat train on Thursday while it was passing through the Mahabubabad district of Telangana.
According to railway officials, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) noticed the incident, and an investigation has been launched. It is unclear yet as to why the train was targeted or what was the motive behind it.
The train was traveling from Secunderabad to Visakhapatnam when the incident occurred. The RPF has reportedly taken the matter seriously and is gathering evidence to identify the suspects.
The incident has caused panic among passengers and railway authorities alike. It has also raised questions about the security of passengers traveling on the Vande Bharat Express.
The RPF is expected to issue an official statement soon.