A youth committed suicide by jumping in front of a train at the Coimbatore Railway Junction in the early hours of Thursday.

According to sources, the deceased jumped in front of Mangalore Express when it was approaching platform 2 at 6.30 a.m. He died on the spot. As a result of the incident, the Kurla Express was diverted to platform 3. The arrival of a train from Nagercoil was said to be delayed

15 injured in accident

A road accident involving collision between two cars near Pollachi has left 15 injured. According to the police, the two cars collided on Wednesday night at Vaikkalmedu Road near Pollachi. Of the injured, nine have been admitted to a private hospital and the rest to the Pollachi Government Hospital.