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Kolkata Metro Services Hit After Woman Attempts to Commit Suicide on Tracks

The incident happened at around 8.15 am when a Kavi Subhas-bound train entered the station. Services on both directions between Dum Dum and Maidan stations were suspended till 8.36 am. However, it resumed after the woman was rescued.

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Updated:September 9, 2019, 10:56 AM IST
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Kolkata Metro Services Hit After Woman Attempts to Commit Suicide on Tracks
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Kolkata: Metro services were partially hit for a brief period on Monday morning after a woman jumped on the tracks in front of an approaching train at Central metro station, police said.

The woman, however, was rescued and admitted to Calcutta Medical College and Hospital, a senior police officer said.

"The incident happened at around 8.15 am when a Kavi Subhas-bound train entered the station. Services on both directions between Dum Dum and Maidan stations were suspended till 8.36 am. However, it resumed after the woman was rescued," a Metro official said.

An officer of Bowbazar police station said they are probing the incident and `trying to talk to the woman.

"We have also sought CCTV footages from the Metro railway authorities," he said.

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