Man hit by train at Rajiv Chowk metro station, dies

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A 34-year-old man today died after he was hit by a train at the busy Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in central Delhi.

The incident was reported about 8:40 AM at the station located in posh Connaught Place area.

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The victim, identified as Amit Talwar (34), was standing at the edge of a platform at the station when the train bound for Jahangirpuri hit him following which he fell on the tracks.

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“He died on the spot,” a senior official said.

He was rushed to the hospital at the Lady Hardinge Medical College nearby where doctors declared him “brought dead”.

Talwar was a resident of Saket area in south Delhi and police has registered a case in this connection.

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Officials said metro services were disrupted for a few minutes.

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