Left Menu
Development News Edition

Man's hand gets stuck between metro coach door, dies

PTI | Kolkata | Updated: 13-07-2019 21:24 IST | Created: 13-07-2019 21:24 IST
Man's hand gets stuck between metro coach door, dies

A man died on Saturday as his hand got stuck between the doors of a metro train which started moving soon after at Park Street station, police said. The deceased has been identified as Sajal Kanjilal, 56, a resident of Kasba area of the city, they said.

The train was immediately brought to a halt and its power supply switched off, while the passengers were evacuated, a Metro Railway spokesperson said. "There has been an unfortunate incident at Park Street station at 6.42 pm. While boarding a Kabi Subhash bound train, a passenger's hand got stuck between the doors," the spokesperson said.

"How this happened is a matter of inquiry," she added. Metro services were briefly suspended following the mishap.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has also ordered a police inquiry into the incident.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

COVID-19 becomes a lifeline for Lebanon’s status quo

The pandemic had succeeded where Lebanons ruling elite had failed getting protesters off the streets and giving the status quo a second chance....

Videos

Latest News

Noida: DM urges COVID-19 suspects, Tablighi Jamaat attendees to come out for test

People with suspected symptoms of coronavirus or those who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi last month should voluntarily appear for test before the chief medical officer in 24 hours, the Gautam Buddh Nagar administra...

Trump says U.S. will 'help Mexico along' with its OPEC+ production cuts

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States would help Mexico along with oil production cuts that it is meant to make under a global deal to shore up slumping crude oil prices, but said the details had yet to be worked...

In a test of faith, Christians mark Good Friday in isolation

Christians are commemorating Jesus crucifixion without the solemn church services or emotional processions of past years, marking Good Friday in a world locked down by the coronavirus pandemic. The chanting of a small group of clerics insid...

Italy to extend virus lockdown until May 3: PM

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Friday that he had taken the difficult decision to extend the Mediterranean countrys economically crippling lockdown until May 3We are extending the restrictions until May 3. It is a difficult but ...

Give Feedback