New Delhi: A doctor of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) was dead in his hostel room of the hospital.
The deceased has been identified as Kunal.
As per the reports, he had not been seen for the past three days which led his colleague to reach to his hostel room.
The doctor was pursuing his post-graduation in AIIMS` medicine department and was staying in junior resident hostel in Masjid Moth area near the hospital, they said.
"We received the information about the incident around 11 am today (Thursday) that a junior resident doctor who was also pursuing his post-graduation in medicine has been found dead," a senior official told IANS on condition of anonymity.
"To know the exact cause of his death his body has been sent to the forensic department for post-mortem," he said.
He did not identify the deceased by name nor give any other information on the subject pending the post mortem examination.
Earlier in 2014, a 20-year-old nursing student at AIIMS here, depressed over her relations with her hostel superintendent and other members of the staff, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her room.
(With agency inputs)