Woman rammed by train while taking a short cut in Malaysia

KULAIJAYA - A woman's decision to use a short cut to go home proved fatal after she was run over by a train under a bridge near Jalan Tai Yook Fong here.

Jimalah Othman, 58, was walking alone to her house at Taman Saga located along Jalan Kulai-Kota Tinggi here when the incident occurred at 10.45am yesterday.

Her body was dragged by the train before it came to a full stop just 200m away from the Kulai train station, Kulaijaya OCPD Supt Razak Md Said said yes­ter­day.

He reminded the public not to walk along or cut through railway tracks to get to their destinations.