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Haryana woman falls off train, dies fighting robber on running train in Delhi

A 43-year-old woman died after falling from a train while she was trying to prevent a thief from snatching her bag in Old Delhi railway station.


  |  Updated On : September 04, 2017 09:02 AM
Woman from Haryana fell off from running train and died trying to prevent snatching near Old Delhi station. (Representative Image)

Woman from Haryana fell off from running train and died trying to prevent snatching near Old Delhi station. (Representative Image)

New Delhi :  

A 43-year-old woman died after falling from a running train while trying to prevent a thief from snatching her bag in Old Delhi railway station.

Police has identified the victim has Sudhir Bansal from Haryana.

According to railway police on the process of trying to save her bag from getting snatched she fell from the train and came under the wheels. She suffered critical injuries and died at the incident site due to excessive bleeding.

Police added that the as the train was nearing Old Delhi railway station around 5am, mother and son waited with their luggage at the train door. Barely half a kilometer from the railway station a snatcher pulled Bansal’s bag.

According to police they rushed the critically injured women to the hospital for medical attention where the doctors declared her brought dead.

The victim’s son Gaurav narrating the horrifying story to the told the media, “My mother tried to resist the snatch. The snatcher pulled her off the train.”

He further added that he jumped of the off the running train.

Police are yet to identify and arrest the snatcher. 

“A leg and a hand of her was severed. She also suffered head injuries,” added Gaurav.

He further added help came to them after an hour.

“I continuously tried calling the ambulance and police for help. Police team arrived only after an hour,” said Gaurav.

A case of robbery and culpable homicide not amounting to murder has been registered by the Delhi Police.

First Published: Monday, September 04, 2017 08:53 AM


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