Man killed while trying to board moving train

Porwal, a 36-year-old from Kota in Rajasthan was trying to board the Indore bound Intercity Express at 09:40 pm when the mishap occurred. He remain stuck even after the train had halted. He was removed from there when, with the help of gas-cutters, the footboard was torn apart and the platform was broken.

Furious passengers alleged that it took more than 20 minutes to inform the fire-brigade, while the victim bled profusely. Due to the absence of stretchers or an ambulance, the victim had to be rushed to the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in a PCR van. He succumbed to his injuries at the AIIMS Trauma Centre.

The accident happened at 10:25 pm on Wednesday. According to witnesses, the officials informed the fire-brigade at 10:45 pm. Porwal reached the hospital at 11:35 pm.

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