Indian state of West Bengal has taken special precautionary
measures against postal terrorism. They have introduced a special bar code in
the parcels in post office. This bar code when scanned in a computer would give
detail information about the booked item , its type and its location.
The Senior Commercial Manager in Howrah
Railway Station has informed the reporters that this system has already been
introduced in the Rajdhani Express, an elite train traveling between Kolkata
He said that the other trains will have the same facilities soon.
Besides metal detectors and sniffer dogs
are also used to make sure that there are no explosives in the parcel.