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Delhi: 35-year-old man commits suicide at Dwarka Mor metro station; services on Blue Line hit

A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Dwarka Mor station on the Delhi Metro''s Blue Line on Wednesday, the second such incident in less than a week, officials said. The services were briefly delayed on a section of the busy corridor, they said.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 08, 2020 16:58 IST
Delhi: 35-year-old man commits at Dwarka Mor metro station;

Delhi: 35-year-old man commits at Dwarka Mor metro station; services on Blue Line hit

A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Dwarka Mor station on the Delhi Metro''s Blue Line on Wednesday, the second such incident in less than a week, officials said. The services were briefly delayed on a section of the busy corridor, they said.

The victim has been identified as Anjni Kumar Rai, resident of Kerdeen village in Ghazipur district in Uttar Pradesh, DCP (Metro) Vikram Porwal said.

"He jumped on the tracks at around 12 noon at Dwarka Mor Metro Station and was rushed to a hospital. The person was declared brought dead at DDU Hospital," he said.

However, no suicide note has been recovered and reason for taking the extreme step is not known yet, Porwal said.

Delhi Metro officials also confirmed the incident, saying the man jumped on the tracks at a platform when a train was moving towards the Noida side. Services were delayed briefly but restored in about 15 minutes, he said.

Family members have been informed and inquest proceedings is in progress, police said.

On January 6, a 42-year-old man had allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train at the Ghitorni station on the metro''s Yellow Line.

In an other incident on the same day, a 55-year-old man, who was suffering from throat cancer, had allegedly tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a train at the Jhilmil station on the Red Line.

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