A girl died after being hit by a train while she was on the platform of a station in Tokyo, police said Thursday.
According to police, the girl, who was wearing a school uniform, was seen sitting and standing up repeatedly on the platform at Kami-Nakazato Station on the Keihin Tohoku line at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday, TBS reported. Witnesses said she stood up and leaned forward a little as a train was coming into the station. She was hit in the head.
Police said the girl, who was about 15 years of age, was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Train services were halted for about 40 minutes, JR said.