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Fatal jump for ticketless youth

Chinsurah, Sept. 19: Ashamed of being branded as a ticketless traveller, a youth jumped off a train and got crushed by another on the adjacent track.

Police said the unidentified youth, who was travelling on Tarakeswar local, panicked when the red-coached checking train pulled into Konnagar station. Without looking out for danger, he jumped off, only to be run over by the Howrah-bound Doon Express around 9.30 am.

Movement of trains on the Howrah-Bandel section was disrupted after the incident as local people squatted on the tracks.

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