Mumbai: A shocking video has captured the horrific moment when a 71-year-old woman slipped and got stuck into the gap between the platform and a moving train at Mumbai’s Vasai Road railway station. However, thanks to the her husband and other passengers, the elderly woman was saved from falling under the train.Also Read - Viral Video: Factory Workers Lick & Keep Their Feet on Rusks Before Packing, People Left Disgusted | Watch
The incident took place on Saturday when the woman, a resident of Hyderabad in Telangana, was trying to board the Bhavnagar-Kakinada special train when she lost her footing, tumbled down and got caught in the platform gap. In the CCTV footage of the incident, two passengers including her husband can be seen rushing towards the woman and pulling her to safety swiftly. The train stopped after a few seconds and police staff and people at station rushed to check if she is fine.
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The video has gone viral, with many questioning the woman’s actions and criticising her for risking her life. Some others applauded the passengers who saved her and hoped that the woman is finr.
One user wrote, ”It’s terrible to see these things…people should understand.. only time to get off and get in a train are when it stops. Please obey the rules.” Another commented, ”
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A Western Railway official said the woman sustained injuries on her back and leg and was taken to a nearby hospital, from where she was discharged post treatment on Sunday. Time and again, Indian Railway authorities have warned passengers to avoid trying to board a moving train to avoid any mishaps.