MADRID (AFP) - A female carrying a grenade-formed belt buckle on a train from Barcelona to Madrid caused havoc on Wednesday, forcing railway stations to be evacuated as well as delays.

Police in Barcelona said they were counseled by protection employees inside the city’s important Sants station that "that they had seen by test an object that would be an explosive artefact," a spokesman advised AFP.

A picture of the luggage experiment posted on the Twitter feed of Catalonia’s Mossos police pressure showed what seemed truely like a grenade.


maximum Spanish stations require passengers boarding trains to put their bags through scanners.

Police sooner or later evacuated excessive-speed trains on the Barcelona station but didn’t discover whatever, the spokesman said.

"Then we noticed that this man or woman could be in a teach going to Madrid. We warned country wide police," he added.

humans were then evacuated from the Spanish capital’s major Atocha station, the country-owned Adif agency which manages the usa’s railway stations told AFP.

Police stated they created a protection quarter on a part of a platform on the station, which was the scene of one of Europe’s worst terror assaults in 2004 when 191 humans had been killed in explosions on commuter trains.

while the educate arrived, they checked the bags and determined that the grenade-like object became really a "belt buckle," a police spokeswoman stated.

it's miles unclear why protection personnel in Barcelona let the passenger get onto the educate in the event that they were involved about the capability grenade.

Adif informed AFP they had been searching into the incident.