At least nine people were injured on Tuesday in a blast in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train at Jabari station near Shujalpur town of Madhya Pradesh, reports said.

Indian Railways PRO Anil Saxena said an investigation is on and RPF and forensic experts are at the spot of the accident.

The nature of the blast that occurred in the general coach of 59320 Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train is yet to be known. The blast occurred between 9.30 AM and 10 AM.

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said there was a gunpowder odour from the train.

Madhya Pradesh government has assured an amount of Rs.50,000 to critically injured and Rs.25,000 to passengers with minor injuries.