Hoax bomb threat forces evacuation of 300 Chiang Mai-Bangkok train passengers

Hitachi Diesel-Electric Locomotive at Bangkok Railway Station

Hitachi Diesel-Electric Locomotive at Bangkok Railway Station. Photo: Mopza.

LAMPANG, July 30 — More than 300 train passengers in Chiang Mai-to-Bangkok train were forced to evacuate from a train at a Lampang train station after a bomb threat by an unidentified caller.

But after investigation, no explosive device was detected.

Police from the provincial police station in the northern province of Lampang and railway police at 9.45am helped evacuate more than 300 startled passengers on a Chiang Mai-to-Bangkok bound train after the Chiang Mai train station informed that an unidentified caller said that there was a bomb placed on the second to last railcar.

Source: MCOT

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