Watch how RPF official jumps on railway track to save man’s life; video goes viral
A hair-raising video has surfaced the Internet in which a Railway Police Force (RPF) official saved a life of a man who was crossing a railway track.
The 33-second clip of the CCTV footage was shared by news agency ANI on Twitter. The video is viral now.
In the clip, a man dressed in a white shirt and pants jumped onto the railway tracks to cross the parallel platform. Fortunately, his life was saved by RPF officials who came at the right time and saved him from being hit by an approaching train.
“RPF Constable Anil Kr, deployed at Thane Railway Station, risked his life to save a man who was crossing the railway track while a train was coming towards him. Kumar jumped onto the track, hauled the man up the platform&then managed to jump out of the train's way,” ANI reports said.
#WATCH: RPF Constable Anil Kr, deployed at Thane Railway Station, risked his life to save a man who was crossing the railway track while a train was coming towards him. Kumar jumped onto the track, hauled the man up the platform&then managed to jump out of the train's way.(03.12) pic.twitter.com/Y7sNucBzse— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2019
The video has been viewed over 10,000 times and netizens have applauded RPF official for his act of selflessness and devotion to duty. While a man was slammed for violating rules.
Check out reactions:
Police constable shouldn't have risked his life for that careless man. That careless man deserved to be killed 😡— Shubham Thakur (@T_shub15) December 6, 2019
Mr anil constable i salute you from bravery.— Mz Hussain (@ManzHussain4) December 6, 2019
It would have been horrible and saddening if the RPF man had lost his life because of a dumb dUckhead who cares so little of his own life and family.— grihini (@grihini) December 5, 2019
The man who was carelessly trying to cross railway track should get a prison sentence for at least a month.— VIJAY (@VDalal1074) December 5, 2019
The careless man should be given a tight slap and penalised.— Ironman (@Jinki_Boli) December 5, 2019
@RailMinIndia this is also an act of selflessness and devotion to duty, plz honour the constable and please mention his good work at the platform notice board which could motivate few people.— Puneet Tyagi🇮🇳 (@puneet89tyagi) December 5, 2019
Hats off to Mr. Anil Kr. pic.twitter.com/8hG0a1adA8— True Indian (@NaiveBharat1) December 6, 2019
just great.. unbelievable— junior (@junior94088610) December 6, 2019
We must salute the RPF officer who put his life at risk to save man's life who was already violated Indian Railways rules by crossing through a railway track.