Cyclist crushed to death by speeding train in Punjab

Phagwara, Oct 13 (PTI) An unidentified cyclist was crushed to death by a speeding train while crossing a railway track here today, a Government Railw...

Published: 13th October 2017 07:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2017 08:00 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Phagwara, Oct 13 (PTI) An unidentified cyclist was crushed to death by a speeding train while crossing a railway track here today, a Government Railway Police (GRP) official said.

The incident took place this morning when the man, appearing to be in his thirties, was mowed down by the Jammu Tawi–Indore Malwa Superfast Express, GRP official Harmesh Lal said.

He said the cyclist was crossing the railway track unmindful of the approaching train.

In another incident, a 45-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping before Indore-Jammu Tawi Malwa Superfast Express yesterday, said Lal.

The deceased was identified as Amarjit Singh, a resident of Kotrani road, he said, adding the reason behind the suicide could not be known.

The body was handed over to the family after postmortem, he said. PTI CORR SUN SNE KIS .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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