A 36-year-old woman holding her one-year-old son in her arms jumped off the platform in front of a train at Nezu Station on the Chiyoda subway line in Tokyo, police said.
The woman was killed by an oncoming train but the child survived, sustaining only minor injuries, TV Asahi reported.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Witnesses told police the woman did not fall or was pushed, but jumped.
The train service was suspended for one hour, affecting about 68,000 commuters, Tokyo Metro said.© Japan Today