Man impaled by iron rod on board Delhi-Kanpur train

Updated: Dec 2 2022 5:44PM

New Delhi/Aligarh, Dec 2 (PTI) A passenger on board the Delhi-Kanpur Neelachal Express died on Friday after being impaled by an iron rod that broke through a glass window of the coach and struck him in the neck, an official said.

The freak accident took place around 8:45 am between Danwar and Somna in the Prayagraj division of the North Central Railway, the railway spokesperson said.

"One person died in the general coach by an external object (iron rod) which damaged the window. The train was stopped at the Aligarh junction at 09.23 hrs," the railway spokesperson said.