Jalpaiguri: In a train accident on Sunday, an old man died. The incident occurred at the area near Jalpaiguri’s Denguyajhar’s Garuchara’s tea garden.
The deceased has been identified as Amar Singh Munda (80). Several trains stopped running as the body laid on the tracks. The railway police officials rushed to the area.
According to the local sources, the 80-year-old was walking on the tracks at around 8am when a New Delhi-bound train coming from Arunachal Pradesh, Nahar Logun Express was going towards New Jalpaiguri when it hit the man from behind.
He died on the spot. The officials rushed and removed the body. The body has been sent to the Jalpaiguri Sadar hospital for post mortem.