A man succumbed to injuries after falling off from the foot-board of a Delhi-bound train while trying to board it amid heavy rush,officials said Monday. Avdhesh (40) was trying to enter the general coach of Shram Shakti Express stationed at the platform Sunday night when he slipped from the foot-board due to heavy rush and the lower part of his body got stuck between the railway tracks,said Mewalal,Kanpur Central Railway Station superintendent. The railway authorities were informed and Avdhesh was taken to hospital in a critically injured state where he was declared brought dead,officials said. The train which was scheduled to leave for Delhi at 11:40 pm was delayed by one and a half hour due to the incident. Shram Shakti Express is the only Delhi-bound train available from here due to which there is heavy rush.
Written by PTI | Kanpur | Published: May 14, 2013 2:24 am