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American commits suicide jumping off 6th floor of Trauma Center

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KATHMANDU — An American man has committed suicide on Sunday by jumping off the sixth floor of National Trauma Center.

The man, identified as John only, died on the spot after jumping off the building, police said. It has been learnt that he was arrested by the Immigration Department few days back for staying beyond his visa period. He was taken to the center after he fell ill following the arrest.

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Police said he muscled three police personnel deployed for his security before jumping off the center’s building. Officials said John had also attempted to commit suicide on March 30 by slitting his throat.

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7 killed after Delhi-Bound train derails in Bihar

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NEW DELHI — At least seven people have died and 14 others injured after a Delhi-bound train derailed early Sunday morning in Bihar’s Vaishali district.

Eleven coaches of 12487 Seemanchal Express derailed near Sahadai Buzurg at around 3:52 am. Three of the coaches overturned and the high force of the impact destroyed them completely.

The injured are being transported to local hospitals.

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The superfast train from Jogbani in Bihar to Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal was running at full speed when the accident took place, officials said.

Bodies are believed to be trapped inside one of the affected coaches and the number of dead is likely to rise, local police official said.

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