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Female Athlete Thrown From Moving Train By Robbers, Loses A Leg

Bareilly (UP), Apr 13:  A 23-year-old national-level sportswoman lost her leg when she was pushed out of a moving train near Bareilly by three men who attempted to rob her.Sonu Sinha, a national-level football and

PTI Updated on: April 13, 2011 22:55 IST
female athlete thrown from moving train by robbers loses a
female athlete thrown from moving train by robbers loses a leg

Bareilly (UP), Apr 13:  A 23-year-old national-level sportswoman lost her leg when she was pushed out of a moving train near Bareilly by three men who attempted to rob her.


Sonu Sinha, a national-level football and volleyball player, was pushed from the Padmavat Express on Monday night between Chenati and Bareilly railway stations while she was travelling to Delhi to appear in an examination, police said.



As she fell on the track, she was hit by another train moving on a parallel track. Her left leg below the knee was crushed.

A profusely bleeding Sonu was rushed to the district hospital here. "When she was brought here, she was in a very serious condition. Her left leg was badly damaged and her right leg had injuries. She had also suffered some head injuries. Our entire team has been treating her. Her left leg has been amputated. PTI

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