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Video: Alert railway cop saves woman from being crushed under train at Maharashtra’s Akola

Screengrab from the video

An alert railway policeman’ saved an elderly woman from being crushed under a train in the nick of time on Saturday at the platform of the Akola station on the Nagpur-Mumbai line.


CCTV footage captured at the railway station shows the woman falling down while trying to board a moving train. She was being dragged along and would have been crushed by the train had it not been for the railway policemen moving with lightning reflexes to her rescue.

The incident took place while the policeman was on patrol at the platform. He instantly dropped his cap and baton from his hands and quickly pulled the woman out of danger.