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Horrifying Video: Man risks his life to save child from oncoming train

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 April 2021, 13:00 IST
Ministry of Railways shared video of man saving child at railway station ((Source: Ministry of Railways))

Indian Railways has shared a terrifying video on Twitter that showed a man saving a child who fell on the railway tracks.

In the clip, the boy can be seen walking on the railway platform with his guardian, and all of sudden, he lost his balance and fell on the tracks.

As the child was struggling to get back up from the tracks as a fast-moving train approached from the distance.

The train was running at its speed but suddenly, a man has come to rescue the child and somehow he managed to save the child before the train approached him.

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According to the Ministry of Railways, the man was identified as Mayur Shelkhe, a railway pointsman at the Vangani Railway Station in Mumbai.

Ministry of Railways shared the video with a caption, “A Good Samaritan: At Vangani station of Central Railway, Pointsman Mr. Mayur Shelkhe saved the life of a child just in the nick of the time. He risked his life to save the life of the child. We salute his exemplary courage & utmost devotion to the duty.”

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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal also lauded the man for his valor act.

"Very proud of Mayur Shelke, Railwayman from the Vangani Railway Station in Mumbai who has done an exceptionally courageous act, risked his own life and saved a child's life," Piyush Goyal wrote.

Meanwhile, the clip has gone viral on Twitter and has garnered over 1.47 lakh views and over 15k comments.

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First published: 20 April 2021, 12:57 IST