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Woman falls off track as she rushes to board train in Bangalore, dies

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BENGALURU: In a tragic incident at the Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal (SMVT) in Baiyappanahalli on Saturday morning, a 31-year-old woman lost her life after she slipped and fell on the tracks just as the Kamakhya AC Superfast Express was departing. Her 3-year-old daughter and her mother were on board the train which continued its journey.

Sheetal, was traveling from Bengaluru to New Alipurdaur Railway Station in West Bengal. Train number 12551 had departed from platform 1 at 9:03 a.m. when the accident occurred.

According to an eyewitness, “The woman came out of her AC trainer to buy crisps for her daughter at a stall on the platform. When she noticed the train moving, she ran to board the train and slipped and fell on the tracks. Shivaraj, a government railway police officer, who was patrolling the platform, immediately pulled her onto the platform. A railway protection force later assisted him.

When the woman was pulled off the tracks, one of her hands was badly fractured and hanging down. “She spoke to us in Hindi and told her she was fine and to be careful moving her hand as she was injured. We took her by ambulance to Bowring Hospital and she died there. shortly thereafter,” the source said.

Unfortunately, the family continued their journey on the train unaware of their fall. “She gave us a contact number as soon as we rescued her to alert her mother. We called her but she didn’t answer.

A doctor at the hospital said The new Indian Express“Outwardly, she appears to have only suffered a fracture to her right hand. We suspect an internal head injury was the cause of her death and an autopsy will give us a correct picture.

Another railway source said: “We are all upset. Seeing only the hand injury initially, we thought it was one of those happy stories with a life saved by alert railroad officers. Unfortunately, it ended in tragedy.

Kamakhya Express used to depart from Bengaluru Cantonment station and recently moved to the newly launched SMVT.

BENGALURU: In a tragic incident at the Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal (SMVT) in Baiyappanahalli on Saturday morning, a 31-year-old woman lost her life after she slipped and fell on the tracks just as the Kamakhya AC Superfast Express was departing. Her 3-year-old daughter and her mother were on board the train which continued its journey. Sheetal, was traveling from Bengaluru to New Alipurdaur Railway Station in West Bengal. Train number 12551 had departed from platform 1 at 9:03 a.m. when the accident occurred. According to an eyewitness, “The woman came out of her AC trainer to buy crisps for her daughter at a stall on the platform. When she noticed the train moving, she ran to board the train and slipped and fell on the tracks. Shivaraj, a government railway police officer, who was patrolling the platform, immediately pulled her onto the platform. A railway protection force later assisted him. When the woman was pulled off the tracks, one of her hands was badly fractured and hanging down. “She spoke to us in Hindi and told her she was fine and to be careful moving her hand as she was injured. We took her by ambulance to Bowring Hospital and she died there. soon after,” the source said. Unfortunately, the family continued their journey on the train unaware of her fall. “She gave us a contact number as soon as we rescued her to alert her mother We called her but she did not answer. A doctor at the hospital told the New Indian Express: “Outwardly, she appears to have only suffered a fracture in her right hand. We suspect that a internal head injury is the cause of his death and an autopsy will give us the correct picture. Another rail source said: “We are all upset. Seeing only the hand injury initially, we thought it was was one of those happy stories with a life saved thanks to railroad officers. r alerts. Unfortunately, it ended in tragedy. Kamakhya Express used to depart from Bengaluru Cantonment station and recently moved to the newly launched SMVT.