New Delhi: A 70-year-old man allegedly attempted suicide on Monday by jumping in front of a metro train in Dwarka, police said. Also Read - Delhi Woman, Brain Dead, Saves Life of 3 Other Patients

The incident took place at around 10.50 am at Dwarka Sector 9, they said, adding Metro services were briefly delayed. Also Read - Delhi To Increase Vigilance In Covid Super Spreader Areas Like Malls And Religious Places Ahead of Holi

He was rushed to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, Mohammed Ali, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Metro) said. Also Read - Caught on Camera: Elderly Woman Dies on Spot After Son Slaps Her Over Argument

The man identified as Surrender, a retired Section Officer, suffered internal injuries and is unconscious, he said.

The reason of attempted suicide is not yet known, he added.

Surender left home telling his wife that he was going to Hanuman Mandir, police said.