Mecheda: Train service at Mecheda station was disrupted during office hours on Friday after an man was knocked down by train in East Midnapore. Following the incident, daily passengers and locals turned violent and blocked rail line.
The protestors also put up a rail blockade since morning at the busy railway station in the north-eastern of the city disrupting movement of trains. Many express train stopped at Kharagpur station due to rail agitation.
According to sources, a man named Akhlam Khan was crossing the rail line at morning when the train hit him. Locals alleged that RPF did not come in time to rescue the injured man.