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Man attempts suicide at Delhi Metro station, suffers minor injuries

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A 60-year-old man on Monday attempted suicide by jumping in front of an approaching Metro train at a north station but was saved by bystanders, police said.

Surendra Kumar, a resident of Estate Timarpur, jumped on the tracks at the at 6.35 a.m. as a train approached but was pulled up by a personnel and Station Controller, of Police (Metro) said.

"The passenger was pulled up from the tracks. He is safe and sound, and sustained only some minor scratches.

"His family was informed, following which his son went to the and took him to the Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital," the said.

Police said a suicide note was recovered, wherein Surendra Kumar said he was taking his life due to some domestic issues.



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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 16:08 IST