Bhopal Ujjain train blast was carried out by ISIS: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
An explosion on-board the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train on Monday injured at least six people, reports said. The incident happened when the train was near Kalapipal town in Shajapur district of Madhya Pradesh.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Wednesday reached Bhopal for investigating the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train explosion that took place yesterday.
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh has called the explosion to be the first ever attack of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in India, in which at least 12 people were injured.
He has also announced a compensation of Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 25,000 to the severely injured and injured people respectively.
Singh said that the initial investigation in the case indicates that it was a terror attack and IED was used for it.
The guard of Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train informed the passengers at 9.50 a.m. about the explosion that took place ahead of guard coach, next to front of sleeper class, while the train was on run in block section between the Jabdi and Kalapipal stations. (ANI)