Tamil Nadu: Bomb Hoax at Rameswaram Railway Station
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Rameswaram, March 12: A bomb threat call to the railway station here turned out to be a hoax following a thorough search, police said Tuesday. An anonymous phone call received by the officials of the station Monday night stated that a bomb had been planted there. Immediately, Railway Protection Force personnel and sniffer dogs were pressed into service and they found no explosive, the police said. India's First Vertical-lift Bridge to Reconnect Rameswaram with Mainland India by Train.

A large number of pilgrims, especially from northern states, visit the ancient Lord Ramanathaswamy temple and other holy places in this island town throughout the year.