A 28-year- old youth was found with both his hands severed on the railway track near Painkulam railway gate near Wadakkanchery. The youth has been identified as Manu, son of Rajagopala Pillai of Thommankuthu. According to the police, a train ticket from Aluva to Mookambika was found in his possession. He was travelling on the Thiruvananthapuram- Mangalore train. He has been admitted to Thrissur Government Medical College Hospital.