After stabbing wife, man jumps before moving train in Odisha

Rourkela:  After attacking wife with a sharp weapon, a 48-year-man attempted suicide by jumping before a moving train here this morning. The man identified as Firu Badaik, a resident of Diesel Colony under Bondamunda police limits here, has been admitted to Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in critical condition.

Sources said Firu had an altercation with his wife over family dispute last night. In a fit of rage, he attacked her with a knife. Hearing her scream, some neighbours rushed to the house, following which Firu fled the house. The woman, who sustained injuries in her head, face and ears in the attack, was later admitted to hospital in Bondamunda area.

Firu, who did not return to his house last night, jumped before a goods train at Bondamunda K Cabin at around 7.30 am today. As a result, his one leg was severed and he suffered injuries in his head and chest.

He was first rushed to a hospital in Bondamunda and later shifted to IGH after his condition deteriorated. Meanwhile, Bondamunda railway police has begun an inquiry into the incident.

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