Man jumps in front of train in Manila


Posted at Feb 21 2014 10:51 PM | Updated as of Feb 22 2014 06:51 AM

MANILA – A man took his own life by jumping in front of a Philippine National Railways (PNR) train in Blumentritt, Espana, Manila on Friday, police said.

The man, who has yet to be identified, died on the spot, an officer at the Manila Police District Station 3 said.

Police are still trying to determine the man's identity.

Meanwhile, an 8-year-old girl died after she was run over by a bus on Taft Avenue corner TM Kalaw in Ermita, Manila also on Friday.
The driver of the bus surrendered to authorities and is now under police custody. - Reports from Ricky Velasco, dzMM