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Man commits suicide by jumping in front of metro train in Delhi

A suicide note was recovered from the 50-year-old man. According to the letter, he took the extreme step because of some prolonged health issues.

delhi Updated: Feb 11, 2018 23:11 IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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The man jumped in front of the train and sustained injuries, officials said. They added that he was rushed to a nearby hospital by CISF and metro officials, but doctors pronounced him dead.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)

A 50-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a speeding train at a metro station in New Delhi on Sunday evening, officials said.

The incident took place around 5.25 pm at the Janakpuri east station when a train to Noida City Centre was entering platform 1, the officials added.

The dead was identified as Kanwaljit S.

The man jumped in front of the train and sustained injuries, they said, adding that he was rushed to a nearby hospital by CISF and metro officials, but doctors pronounced him dead.

A suicide note was recovered from him. According to the letter, he took the extreme step because of some prolonged health issues, they said.

The police is probing the incident, the officials added.

First Published: Feb 11, 2018 21:48 IST