WATCH | Man snatches child from railway as train approaches
India's ministry of railways has released footage showing a railroad worker saving a child from a railway as a train sped towards them.
In the video posted on Twitter, the ministry labelled Mayur Shelkhe, the worker stationed at Vangani station of Central Railway as a “good Samaritan.”
“He risked his life to save the life of the child. We salute his exemplary courage & utmost devotion to the duty,” the ministry said.
Shelke was also saluted by his coworkers for his bravery.
A Good Samaritan:— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) April 19, 2021
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. pic.twitter.com/V6QrxFIIY0