World Bulletin / News Desk
Rail traffic through the Alps between Switzerland and Italy was halted on Wednesday after an anonymous caller said there was a bomb on a freight train, Swiss police said.
The Simplon tunnel was closed at around 11:30 a.m. (1030 GMT) as police dog handlers searched for explosives. The police said the tunnel might reopen on Wednesday evening.
A spokesman for Swiss Rail said buses were taking passengers to the Italian border city of Domodossola.Last Mod: 13 Mart 2013, 17:56