JK player jumps from moving train


Bijnor: A J&K Handball team player, Leela Devi was admitted to hospital of Nagina on Friday afternoon after she jumped off a moving train to recover her mobile phone.

Considering her critical state she was later referred to district hospital in Bijnor, Times of India reported.

Devi was travelling in Himgiri Express along with 11 other players of her team and the coach. They were going to Patna to participate in the Rajiv Gandhi National Sports Competition.

When the train was just 5 kms before Nagina halt, Devi’s phone fell off the train and she jumped off the moving train to recover it and was critically injured in the process. As per the reports, a few youths playing nearby immediately moved her to Nagina based health centre.

The coach of the team Jagdeesh Raj told, “Devi was standing near the door when her phone fell. Probably she misjudged the speed of the train and just jumped.”

According to doctors at district hospital, Devi has sustained multiple fractures in arms and legs and has injury in the head also. Her condition continues to be critical.


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