Burdwan (WB): A CRPF jawan, on a leave to his native place in Burdwan district, died after falling from a train between in Howrah-Burdwan chord line of Eastern Railway last night.

Police said Pintu Dey, who was posted in Hyderabad, was coming home on a leave to celebrate his son's birthday on April 15.

He got down from a long distance train and boarded the Howrah-Burdwan Chordline Local for his residence at Parui Gram.

However, he tripped from compartment as the local train approached Gangpur and was taken to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital from where he was referred to a Kolkata Hospital.

He succumbed on way from BMCH to Kolkata.

(Agencies)