Youth Dies, Electrocuted At Sealdah Station


Kolkata: A youth dies after touching an overhead wire at Sealdah Station. The incident triggered tension among the commuters at the station at around 7 am.

The incident also led to the disruption of train services in the Sealdah South section for sometime. The youth is still unidentified, and is suspected to be mental challenged, who died after he came in contact with an overhead wire of train.

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Locals spotted the victim on the roof of UP Canning local after it arrived at Sealdah station on Tuesday. According to the railway police, the victim was electrocuted when the train was about the enter platform at Sealdah station.

The railway police later recovered the body from the roof of the train after switching off the power connection in the overhead wire. As the train was about to enter Sealdah station, the victim came in contact with the overhead wire and got electrocuted.