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Delay in Delhi Metro's blue line after man jumps in front of moving train

The services on a section of Delhi Metro's Blue Line were affected on Thursday morning due to a passenger on the track at Dwarka Mor metro station, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) informed.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 16, 2020 12:05 IST
Delay in Delhi Metro's blue line due to passenger on track
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Delay in Delhi Metro's blue line due to passenger on track 

The services on a section of Delhi Metro's Blue Line were affected on Thursday after a 50-year-old man died allegedly jumped in front of a moving train at Dwarka Mor metro station. The incident happened on platform number 1 around 10 am when the train was going towards Noida from Dwarka. He was rushed to DDU Hospital but could not be saved. His identity is yet to be established and an investigation is underway.

In a tweet at 9.59 a.m., the DMRC said: "Delay in services between Dwarka Sector 21 and Rajiv Chowk due to a passenger on track at Dwarka Mor. Normal service on all other lines."

However, according to DMRC's another tweet, all the metro services have resumed now. 

The Blue Line is one of the busiest of all the lines in the Delhi Metro network, ferrying thousands of passengers to and from Delhi and neighbouring Noida and Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.

(With inputs from agencies)

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