Anantnag: An elderly man, who lost his legs yesterday after allegedly attempting suicide by jumping in front of a moving train in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS, Soura on Tuesday morning.
An official told a local news gathering agency that the man from Mattan allegedly tried to commit suicide when he jumped in front of a moving train at Sadora area and lost both his legs.
He said he was shifted to GMC Anantnag in a critical condition wherefrom he was referred to SKIMS Soura for specialized treatment, however, today morning he succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Railway Police have issued an advisory, asking people not to use the railway tracks for walking and also warned of action against trespassers.
“We appeal to the general public against walking, sitting on railway tracks and grazing livestock. If any person is found involved in such activities, strict legal action will be taken against him. He shall be personally responsible,” reads the advisory. (KNO)