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Woman dies after fall from Metro overbridge

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : May 20, 2017, 3:57 am IST
Updated : May 20, 2017, 3:57 am IST

According to the police, the woman, who is said to be around 20-years-old, was not carrying any identity card with her.

A PCR van that responded to the call took the woman to a hospital in Jasola where she was declared dead by doctors, said a senior police officer. (Photo: File)
 A PCR van that responded to the call took the woman to a hospital in Jasola where she was declared dead by doctors, said a senior police officer. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: An unidentified woman allegedly fell to her death from the foot overbridge of the Sarita Vihar Metro station in Southeast Delhi on Thursday night. The police suspect that the woman might have plunged to her death.

According to the police, the woman, who is said to be around 20-years-old, was not carrying any identity card with her.

The incident occurred at around 9.15 pm. It came to light when passersby who were  crossing the overbridge saw the woman falling onto the road. They immidiately alerted the security personnel of the Metro station and also called the police.

A PCR van that responded to the call took the woman to a hospital in Jasola where she was declared dead by doctors, said a senior police officer.

Investigation is underway to ascertain whether it was a suicide or an accident, although the former is suspected, said the officer. “We have not found any object on the deceased to reveal her identity. No suicide note has been found,” he said.

The body of deceased has been preserved for post- mortem examination.Efforts are underway to identify her, added the police officer.

Tags: woman dies, metro overbridge, sarita vihar metro station
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi