LAHORE - A mentally-retarded man yesterday died under a train near Mian Mir Colony in Race Course police precincts.

Rescue workers said they collected body parts from the site and removed it to the morgue. Police identified the victim as Muhammad Bilal. The resident of Bahawalpur district, Bilal, was staying at the house of his relative in Lahore’s Mian Mir Colony.

Investigators said the deceased was mentally retarded. On the day of incident, he was walking on the railway track when a Lahore-bound train ran over him. Police last night handed over the body to Tahir Saleem, a relative of the victim. Later, the deceased was taken to his native town for burial.