Woman dragged as saree gets stuck in Metro train door

A woman passenger was on Tuesday injured after being dragged for a few meters on a Delhi Metro platform while deboarding as her saree got stuck in the closing doors, officials said.

According to Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) officials, the incident happened around 9.20 a.m. at the Moti Nagar station on the network’s Blue Line.

Once a portion of the saree got jammed when the train doors closed, the woman, identified as Gita, a resident of Shastri Park, fell on the platform and was dragged for a few meters till the driver applied the emergency brakes.

The woman had reportedly boarded the train at Nawada station and got off at Moti Nagar. She was given first aid and rushed to a hospital.


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