Track death prompts Stockholm train delays
The Local · 24 Feb 2014, 08:46
Published: 24 Feb 2014 08:46 GMT+01:00
Stockholm emergency services found a mortally wounded man on the commuter train tracks north of the capital on Monday, prompting delays for morning commuters.
All traffic between the stations Bålsta and Nynäshamn have ground to a standstill as emergency services including the police scour the scene in Bro where a man was found bleeding earlier this morning. The Aftonbladet newspaper reported on Monday that the man died.
Commuter train operators SL has said that the trains should be up and running again by 9am.
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