Man dies after being hit by train at Rajiv Chowk metro station

, 10:52 AM IST

New Delhi :A 34-year-old man on Thursday 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.

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. “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.

Officials said metro services were disrupted for a few minutes.