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Twin blasts hit India train

Thursday, May 01, 2014 - 00:44

May 1 - One person dies and at least nine others injured as twin blasts rock railway station in India's southern city of Chennai. Sarah Toms reports.

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The central train station in southern India has been cordoned off after two explosions ripped through a train. A twenty-two year old woman was killed and nine injured in the attack in Chennai city. Two carriages exploded as the Bangalore-Guwahati train arrived at the station. There was chaos at the station as people carried the injured from the platform for treatment. This is one of the busiest railway stations in southern India. Thousands of commuters use it every day to travel to neighbouring cities and states. The blasts come as India nears the end of a massive election but it's not been confirmed that the two events are linked.

Twin blasts hit India train

Thursday, May 01, 2014 - 00:44

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