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, 51, and her daughter Anjana, 21 were travelling on the Narmada Express. On Friday at around 5.30 am, a thief grabbed Asha’s purse and ran.
Asha and Anjana began chasing the thief, who, while trying to escape, jumped out of the train which was running at a low speed.
The mother and daughter jumped out of the train as well, but were injured in the process, allowing the thief to escape.
After reaching Bhopal, they lodged a complaint with the railway police. They were admitted to Hamidia Hospital.