A 45-year-old man committed suicide on Thursday by jumping in front of an approaching train at the Shahdara metro station in New Delhi.

The deceased man has been identified as 45-year-old Manoj Kumar. The incident occurred around 10:00 AM in the morning in front of the Rithala-bound train.

Police are treating the case as suicide and has not yet revealed the reasons that compelled him to take this step.

Traffic along the Rithala-bound tracks was halted for a brief period after the incident.