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Civil service aspirant attempts suicide at Karol Bagh metro station

The man jumped in front of a Noida-bound train as it was approaching the platform, a senior DMRC official said.

delhi Updated: Jul 09, 2018 15:22 IST
Press Trust of India
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Metro services on the blue line were affected briefly due to the incident, but normal operations resumed soon after.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

A 23-year-old civil service aspirant allegedly attempted suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Karol Bagh station this morning, the police said.

The incident took place at 9:30 am on the Blue Line. The man jumped in front of a Noida-bound train as it was approaching the platform, a senior DMRC official said.

He sustained injuries on the head and has been admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital, where he is under observation.

The civil service aspirant is a Mumbai native and was living with his friend in East Delhi’s Nirman Vihar, a police official said.

Metro services on the blue line were affected briefly, but normal operations resumed soon after, the DMRC official said.

First Published: Jul 09, 2018 15:21 IST