Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) A man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train at Kolkatas Mahatma Gandhi Road metro station on Sunday evening, causing the service to be partially disrupted, an official said.
“A person jumped on the down line in Mahatma Gandhi Road metro station while the train was entering the platform at 5.24 p.m. on Sunday,” Chief Public Relations Officer of Kolkata Metro Railway Indrani Banerjee told IANS.
Banerjee said train service was partially disrupted following the incident as the metro officials were trying to retrieve the victim’s body.
“We did a power block in the line to take out the body. We have taken some extra time to see whether the person is alive or not. Meanwhile, we are running services between Maidan and Kavi Subhash metro station in both directions,” she added.