She was holding her three-year-old daughter when she jumped

Holding three-year-old daughter Kerala woman jumps in front of train in SydneyFacebook / Daily Mail
news Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 11:16

A 30-year old woman from Palakkad district committed suicide in Sydney by jumping in front of a speeding train in Harris Park station on Wednesday.

Archana Kunnath, wife of Sujith Vaikakkara, was holding her three-year-old daughter Shreya while jumping in front of the train. Shreya was rescued by emergency services and was admitted in hospital severely injured.

Based on CCTV footage police believe that it was a suicide, The Daily Mail reported.

Archana was an ex-employee of Tata Consultancy Services and Sujith still works in the same firm. Mail reports that both Archana and Sujith were active in social media until few days before the tragedy, both of their Facebook pages have been removed after the incident.

Four days before Archana took the extreme step, the couple celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary. On Facebook Sujith had shared a photo of them saying 'five years of togetherness.’ Both Archana and Sujith had shared many pictures of Shreya on outings around Sydney. 

Daily Telegraph reports that Shreya continues to fight for life in the Sydney Westmead Hospital. New South Wales police are investigating the case. Watch video:


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