Mumbai, January 8: A railway pointsman’s swift action saved life of a passenger at the Masjid station in Mumbai. Railway pointsman Sameer Hande prevented the passenger from falling into the gap between the platform and a local train, thus saving his life. The incident took place on Saturday, January 6. A video of Hande’s heroic act is shared by the Central Railway on X.
Hande was doing his duty at Masjid railway station when he saw a commuter falling while boarding a moving local train. The commuter could have slipped into the gap between the platform and the train and an untoward incident could take place. However, pointsman Hande saw the passenger falling and rushed to save him.
In the video, Hande is seen running toward the fallen passenger. He then drags him away from the moving local train. “The on-duty pointsman, being an alert railway servant, made every effort to ensure the safety of the passenger,” the Central Railway posted while sharing the CCTV footage.
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