Man falls off from train in Assam, dies


In a tragic incident,a man died after falling from a moving train in Assam’s Dima Hasao district on Sunday.

The man who was travelling in a Guwahati-bound passenger train from Silchar slipped from the train at New Haflong Railway station and was dragged for about 20 metres, the police said.

On seeing this, other passengers alerted the railway authorities and the train was stopped. The man was lifted from the tracks but he succumbed to his injuries at the station, the police said.

The deceased was identified as Subrata Paul of Silchar town.

The body of the deceased has been sent to Haflong Civil Hospital for post mortem.

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