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Delhi man tries to commit suicide by jumping in front of metro train

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 55-year-old man allegedly tried to commit suicide on Sunday by jumping in front of a metro train at East station, police said.

The man was identified as (55), a resident of Sector-7 of Rohini, they said.

According a senior police official, an information was received at 1 pm that a man jumped in front of a metro train while it was approaching the East station. He was rescued and admitted at

Following the incident, services between Pitampura and Rithala on Metro's Red Line were disrupted, officials said.

Sharma was unemployed and was suffering from depression. His face and hands were severely injured in the incident, police said, adding that he has two sons.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 22:45 IST