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Youth commits suicide by jumping before Metro train

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Published : Jul 21, 2018, 4:10 am IST
Updated : Jul 21, 2018, 4:10 am IST

The reason why he took the extreme step is yet to be ascertained.

 According to the police, Mayur, a resident of Sadiq Nagar, was preparing for competitive exams.
  According to the police, Mayur, a resident of Sadiq Nagar, was preparing for competitive exams.

New Delhi: A youth allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a running Metro train on Friday, affecting services on the Violet Line briefly, officials said.

The deceased, identified as Mayur Sharma, jump-ed on the tracks at the Jangpura Metro station, disrupting services on the Central Secretariat-Faridabad section. The Violet Line connects the Kashmere Gate station in New Delhi with Escorts Mujesar in Faridabad.

“A man allegedly jumped in front of an approaching train at Jangpura on Line-6 heading towards Badarpur around 1.56 pm. The body is being taken out from the train’s underframe. So, there will be a little delay on this section till the track is cleared,” the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said in a statement.

No suicide note was found with the deceased. According to the police, Mayur, a resident of Sadiq Nagar, was preparing for competitive exams.

The reason why he took the extreme step is yet to be ascertained.

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