Chennai, November 14: In a video that is going viral, a Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel can be seen saving a passenger's life as he rescued him from falling under the train. News agency ANI shared the video and reported that the man rescued by the RPF personnel was trying to board the train and lost balance in the process.
The said incident took place on November 12, and thanks to the effort of the RPF personnel, the man was saved from any harm or serious injury.
Watch the Video in the Tweet Below:
#WATCH: Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel saved a passenger's life by rescuing him from falling, while he was boarding a train at Egmore Railway Station's platform. The passenger didn't suffer any injury. #TamilNadu (12.11.18) pic.twitter.com/OdNDYMdu2y
— ANI (@ANI) November 14, 2018
Such incidents of valour have been reported time and again from various states across the country. In May, a security guard positioned at Mumbai's Mahalaxmi station named Sachin Pol not only saved a girl from coming under the train but also ensured that she escaped injury free in a stunning display of reflexes and presence of mind during duty. Mumbai Video: Mom Boards Running Local Train, Loses Grip of Child, Security Guard Saves her Like a Hero at Mahalaxmi Station.
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) in April rescued a woman from being run over a local train in Mumbai. According to a video, released by ANI, the passenger can be seen trying to get down from a Panvel-bound train at Kurla station after 10PM. It was at that point of time, she slipped and almost fell between the train and the tracks. The RPF and few other passengers, who were standing at the station, during that point of time, showed their presence of mind and immediately rushed to hold her and prevent her from further slipping inside.