Bangalore Metro: Man dies by jumping on Namma metro tracks, Train traffic halted

Bangalore Metro: Cases of jumping onto the tracks of Namma Metro trains in the capital Bengaluru are being reported more and more recently. On Thursday (March 21), a man jumped onto a metro train on the Purple Line of the Metro.

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Bengaluru, March 21: At 2.10 pm on Thursday, the man jumped on the track as the train was approaching the Atthiguppe metro station. 750 watts of electricity flows during this tack. The person who jumped the tracks has breathed his last. It is learned that the train ran over him just as he was jumping the tracks, and the police recovered the man’s body.

Passengers are worried as this incident is happening in Atthiguppe. This is the first time that a person committed suicide by jumping onto the track. Earlier, there were reports of passengers jumping on the metro tracks a couple of times. But no casualties have been reported and this is said to be the first fatal incident.

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A 20-year-old man has been identified as the man who jumped onto the metro track and died. Student of National Law College, Bangalore. Namma metro sources have confirmed that he has been identified as Mumbai-based Dhruva. However, the exact cause of death is not known.

Metro traffic is closed from Magadi Road to Kengeri:

The incident occurred in the afternoon when the train from Challaghatta to Whitefield was coming to Atthiguppe station on the Mysore road. Only the purple line was running from Magadi Road to Whitefield when the incident of the man jumping onto the metro track came to light. BMRCL informed that the metro train service from Magadi Road to Challaghat has been temporarily suspended.

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