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Elderly man attempts suicide before Metro train

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New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) An elderly man suffered critical injuries after he tried to kill himself by jumping before a Delhi Metro train in Dwarka Sector 7, police said on Monday.

The incident occurred at 10.50 a.m.

"The victim, identified as Surender, 70, is a resident of Dwarka. He left his house to visit Hanuman temple," Delhi Police spokesperson Anil Mittal said.

A retired Section Officer, Surender was admitted to a hospital. "We are trying to find out the reason for attempted to suicide as he is presently unconscious," the officer added.