Man Drowns In Waterlogged Railway Underpass At Pul Prahladpur

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  • The unidentified man is aged between 45-50 years and has tattoo on his right hand.
  • On Monday the nation capital saw rainfall and thunderstorms.
  • Police have barricade to restrict any movement in the underpass.

New Delhi: A man died after he slipped and fell into a waterlogged railway underpass at southeast Delhi’s Pul Prahladpur on Monday night, said the police. The deceased has not been identified yet and he was aged around 45-50, said the police. The police have now installed barricades around the underpass to prevent people from entering the waterlogged underpass.

The police said they received a PCR call around 10.22 pm about the man drowning and sent a team. They recovered his body late at night and sent it to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) mortuary. Many streets in Delhi-NCR were waterlogged and several trees were uprooted in the heavy rain and storm on Monday.

Deputy commissioner of police (southeast) Esha Pandey said: “The area was waterlogged due to heavy rainfall. Fire brigade and emergency rescue teams were also called to the spot. Divers from the rescue team searched for the man for half an hour before recovering his body. He had a tattoo on his hand that said ‘Kiran, I love you’.”

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