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Bengal youth falls off train

Jamshedpur, March 15: A youth headed to Bengal from Mumbai fell off the train just as it was chugging into Ghatshila station and sustained serious head injuries today.

Lovely Sheikh (25), who hails from Shyampur in Bengal’s Howrah, has been admitted to MGM Medical College and Hospital.

Assistant sub-inspector of railway police S. Ram said the victim was travelling via Kurla-Howrah Express. “The train was entering Ghatshila station around 7.30am when he fell on the tracks of platform No. 3,” he added.

Police found a railway ticket, Rs 50 and a piece of paper with some cellphone numbers from Lovely.

Lovely’s uncle Sheikh Asgar turned up at the hospital on getting the news. “It may have happened that he was standing on the train’s footboard and fell down or someone might have pushed him,” said Asgar, who works in a jewellery shop at Bistupur.

Man found injured

A 40-year-old man was found lying with his right leg severed on platform No 2 of Tatanagar station today. Lallu Shaini of Patna claimed he was assaulted in Adityapur.

“I was working at a Gamharia industry, where some people cut my leg. They dumped me at the station,” said Lallu, who is at MGM Medical College and Hospital. “We are trying to ascertain what happened,” inspector, Tatanagar GRP, R.K. Thakur said.