New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) An injured peacock was today rescued at a metro station in north Delhi after it had wandered on to the rail tracks, leading to brief delay in services, a senior official said. Also Read - Budget 2021: Will Govt Bring Cheer to Pandemic-hit Middle Class? A Look at Expectations This Year

The incident took place this morning at the Model Tower Metro Station on the busy Yellow Line, he said. Also Read - IND vs AUS, 4th Test: 'Proud' Rahane Falls Short of Words After Gabba Epic

“An injured peacock appeared on tracks of the Model Town Metro station at 9.45 am. Metro services were disrupted for about half an hour as trains were halted from both sides. The bird was later rescued,” the official said. Also Read - LIVE CRICKET SCORE Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 5 Today's Match Live Updates Gabba, Brisbane: LIVE: Pant's Heroic Show Leads India to a Historic Win at Gabba

The metro service on the route was resumed at 10:18 am, he said.

The Yellow Line connects Samyapur Badli in north-west Delhi to Huda City Centre in Gurgaon.

Various animals from time to time have been rescued at the premises of several Delhi metro stations.

In 2015, a nearly 6.5-ft-long cobra was spotted inside Delhi Metro’s Yamuna Bank Depot, sparking a clamour among the people.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.