Teacher thrown off train, dies

Teacher thrown off train, dies

A teacher died Monday after being thrown off a moving train in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Ganga Sharan was allegedly pushed out of the coach by some co-passengers near the Gajraula station at Amroha, 370 km from here.

The victim was travelling by the Kashi Vishwanath Express and was going from New Delhi to Moradabad.

According to a railway official, Sharan had a fight with some co-passengers following which he was overpowered and thrown out of the train.

His body was spotted by railway employees who were checking the tracks, he said.