Kolkata woman commits suicide on metro tracks

A woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a running metro train at Shovabazar station here Tuesday morning, briefly disrupting metro train services.

Last Updated: May 18, 2010, 13:53 PM IST

Kolkata: A woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a running metro train at Shovabazar station here Tuesday morning, briefly disrupting metro train services.
Metro Railway sources said that the woman jumped on the tracks when the train from Dumdum was entering Shovabazar station.

The motorman immediately applied the brakes but she could not be saved.
Railway services were disrupted from 7.40 am to 8.18 am, the sources said.

PTI