Thane: the insect kills one at the Matheran line station

THANE: A 35-year-old man from Neral died after being bitten by an unidentified stranger near the Jummapati railway station near Neral on Saturday morning.

Karjat railway police said initial investigations revealed that Dinesh Temare (33), who was found unconscious along the tracks near the Neral-Matheran narrow-gauge railway line platform, could have been bitten by an insect poisonous.

The man was found on Saturday morning, after which he was rushed to the nearest hospital, where he was pronounced dead, a police officer said. We are waiting for an autopsy report.

The railway police presented an accidental death case.