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Delhi: 50-yr-old man committed suicide by jumping in front of metro

PTI
Published : Feb 12, 2018, 11:10 am IST
Updated : Feb 12, 2018, 11:10 am IST

The incident took place around 5.25 pm at Janakpuri east station when a train to Noida City Centre was entering platform 1, officials said.

The man jumped in front of the train and sustained injuries, they said, adding that he was rushed to a nearby hospital by CISF and metro officials, but doctors pronounced him dead. (Photo: Representational | File)
 The man jumped in front of the train and sustained injuries, they said, adding that he was rushed to a nearby hospital by CISF and metro officials, but doctors pronounced him dead. (Photo: Representational | File)

New Delhi: A 50-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a speeding train at a metro station in New Delhi on Sunday evening, officials said.

The incident took place around 5.25 pm at the Janakpuri east station when a train to Noida City Centre was entering platform 1, the officials added.

The dead was identified as Kanwaljit S.

The man jumped in front of the train and sustained injuries, they said, adding that he was rushed to a nearby hospital by CISF and metro officials, but doctors pronounced him dead.

A suicide note was recovered from him. According to the letter, he took the extreme step because of some prolonged health issues, they said.

The police are probing the incident, the officials added.

Tags: delhi metro, committed suicide, janakpuri east station, cisf
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi