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10-year-old boy mistakes train’s exit door for toilet,dies after fall

KOTTAYAM: Ten-year-old boy was killed after he fell from a moving train near here on Tuesday. It is suspected that the boy mistook the train’s exit door for the toilet, leading to the mishap.
Mohammed Ishan, son of Siddique travelling from Mambadu in Malappuram, met with the mishap at around 12:30am at Moolavattom in Kottayam municipal limits. The deceased and family were coming back to Malappuram from Thiruvananthapuram in Kochuveli-Nilambur Rajya Rani Express when the mishap occurred. The boy had gone to the toilet, said family members. After realising that the boy had fallen down from the train they pulled the chain to stop the train.
Locals staying near the railway track searched the region and the boy was found lying under a culvert in the area. The boy was taken to the General hospital but his life could not be saved. The body was handed to relatives after autopsy at the Government medical college hospital here.

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