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Delhi: Man dies after being hit by train at Rajiv Chowk metro station

delhi Updated: Sep 08, 2016 18:44 IST
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A 34-year-old man died after he was hit by a train at the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station. (Saumya Khandelwal/HT File Photo)

A 34-year-old man died on Thursday after he was hit by a train at the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station in central Delhi.

The incident was reported about 8:40am at the station located in Connaught Place area.

The victim, identified as Amit Talwar (34), was standing at the edge of a platform at the station when the train bound for Jahangirpuri hit him following which he fell on the tracks.

“He died on the spot,” a senior official said.

He was rushed to the hospital at the Lady Hardinge Medical College nearby where doctors declared him “brought dead”.

Talwar was a resident of Saket area in south Delhi and police has registered a case in this connection.

Officials said metro services were disrupted for a few minutes.