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Man commits suicide on Cairo Metro, service delayed

The incident is the second in less than 24 hours

Ahram Online , Saturday 23 Jan 2016
File photo: Cairo metro (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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A man threw himself in front of a Cairo underground train early Saturday, halting Metro services for 10 minutes, a statement by the Metro Authority read.

The incident took place in Al-Mazalat station and was reported to the police for further investigations.

It is the second suicide to take place in Egypt’s Metro in less than 24 hours.

On Friday, a man committed suicide in front of a train in Attaba underground station, causing trains to be stopped for 12 minutes.

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