Woman Commits Suicide At Esplanade Metro Station


Kolkata: Metro railway services were completely disrupted on Saturday over a woman’s attempt to commit suicide in front of a speeding train.

The woman jumped in front of the metro train which had just entered the Esplanade metro station. As a result, the helpless driver could not stop the train. It has been reported that atleast 2-3 coaches of the metro went over the woman.

The identity of the woman is still unclear. It is known that the woman is 20 to 22 years old. The train services were disrupted for atleast 1.5 hours. The accident occurred at 2 in the afternoon. Train services from the Central to Maidan station were closed down both ways.

The body has been recovered and train services have resumed.