Six injured in bomb explosion in Talkha train station

Six people were injured in a bomb explosion inside the train station of Talkha, Daqahlia on Saturday.

City residents started to panic after hearing the loud explosion and heavy smoke started rising.

Witnesses said that two of the passengers were carrying a strange metal object, and were standing on the station platform. The object exploded after they started touching and fiddling with it.

The two passengers were severely injured, while four others had multiple injuries, and dozens of passengers ran out of the station in terror.

Security sources said that the item the two men were carrying was a homemade grenade.

They noted that the circumstances surrounding the incident have not yet been discovered.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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