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Man commits suicide by jumping in front of metro train on Blue Line

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A man in his 60s allegedly committed suicide Saturday by jumping in front of a moving train at the station on the of the Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), police said.

The victim jumped in front of the train headed towards Dwarka around 10:40 am, a DMRC said, adding that services were briefly delayed on the that connects Dwarka in to

"An elderly man, about 65, jumped in front of a metro train at metro station. He was taken to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, where he was declared brought dead," of Police (Metro) said.

Efforts are underway to ascertain the identity of the deceased, Ali added.

On Wednesday, Sita Ram Arora, an elderly resident of Ramesh Nagar, had allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at the metro station on the

Prior to that, a 32-year-old was seriously injured after he allegedly attempted suicide by jumping before a moving train at another metro station, officials had said.

On April 4, a 46-year-old Police ASI had also allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train at the Jahangirpuri metro station on the busy Yellow Line of the DMRC.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 22:20 IST
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