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Man commits suicide at Delhi Metro station; services delayed briefly

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train on the Delhi Metro's Yellow Line on Wednesday, officials said.

Services were briefly delayed between Vishwavidyalaya and Samaypur Badli station due to the incident, DMRC officials said.

"A man, aged around 40, committed suicide at Vidhan Sabha Metro Station. Identity of the victim is not known, and further details are awaited," DCP (Metro) Vikram Porwal said.

The Delhi Metro also tweeted to alert passengers taking the busy Yellow Line, which connects Samyapur Badli in north-west Delhi to Huda City Centre in Gurgaon.

"Delay in services between Vishwavidyalaya and Samaypur Badli due to a passenger on track at Vidhan Sabha. Normal services on all other lines," it tweeted.

Normal services were resumed later, the officials said.

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First Published: Wed, November 06 2019. 17:50 IST