A woman and her daughter sustained serious injuries after they jumped off a moving train in a bid to catch a purse snatcher.
The incident took place between the Bhopal and Bairagarh railway stations.
According to the railway police, Asha Tiwari and her daughter Anjana, residents of Koriya district in Chhattisgarh, were travelling from Bilaspur to Indore on the Narmada Express. On Friday morning, a thief grabbed Asha’s purse from her berth and ran.
Asha and Anjana began chasing the thief, who, while trying to escape, jumped out of the running train. The mother and daughter jumped out of the train as well, but got injured in the process, allowing the thief to escape.
Upon reaching Bhopal, the two lodged a complaint with the railway police. They were later admitted to Hamidia Hospital in the city.