Elderly man dies of cold at Shamli railway station

Muzaffarnagar: An elderly man died due to cold at the Jalalabad railway station in Shamli district where he was waiting for a train to arrive, police said today.

Abdul Rahim (65) collapsed and died last evening at the railway station, they said.

Cold winds have been sweeping Uttar Pradesh and the administrations of Shamli and Muzaffarnagar districts have ordered closure of all schools till January 4.