Woman Dies After She Fell on Track While Boarding Moving Train

Published: 13th December 2015 10:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th December 2015 10:44 PM   |  A+A-


KOLLAM: A 47-year-old woman died after she slipped and fell on the track and was run over while trying to board a moving train at the railway station here today, police said.    

Maherben fell on the tracks and her left arm and leg got severed when the train run over here when she attempted to board the Mangaluru-bound Parasuram Express which had just then started moving.    

After first aid at a district hospital here, the woman was rushed to the KIMS hospital at Thiruvananthapuram, where doctors declared her brought dead, police said.    

The woman and her daughter were on their way to Kochi in connection with the latter's entrance test for engineering course when the tragedy occurred. The daughter had boarded another coach.   

The victim's husband is an auto-rickshaw driver and had dropped them at the station, police added.  


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp