New Delhi, July 9 (PTI) A 23-year-old civil services aspirant allegedly attempted suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Karol Bagh Metro Station this morning, the police said.Also Read - Delhi Govt Launches New E-Portal For Self-Assessment of Dust Control Norms | Details Here

The incident took place at 9:30 am on the Blue Line when the man allegedly jumped in front of a Noida-bound metro as the train was approaching the platform, a senior officer said. Also Read - Sanitation Worker Injured After Boundary Wall Collapses in Delhi's Rajender Marg

The man sustained a head injury and is presently kept under observation at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. Also Read - Bio-Decomposer, Smog Towers: How Delhi Plans to Bring Air Pollution Under Control During Winter

The man, a resident of Mumbai, was preparing for Civil Services and was living with his friend in East Delhi’s Nirman Vihar, the officer said.

“There was a case of attempted suicide at Karol Bagh Metro Station as the train approached a platform, heading towards Noida at 9:30 am,” a senior DMRC official said.

Service were briefly affected, he said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.