Man jumps before Metro train, dies

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 18:59

New Delhi: A 34-year-old man died on Thursday when he jumped before a Delhi Metro train pulling out of a station, briefly affecting the train services, police said.

Desh Raj, a resident of Uttam Nagar in west Delhi, was an employee in a sweet shop.

The incident took place at the Uttam Nagar West Metro station. "No suicide note (was) recovered from his possession," a police officer said.

The incident took place at 12.16 pm as the train was leaving towards Rajiv Chowk.
There was a 10-minute delay in train services due to the incident, a Metro official told a news agency.


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