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Mumbai: Pointsman Mayur Shelke saves life of child who fell on railway tracks - Watch video

02:36 PM Apr 19, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

A pointsman in Mumbai Division of Central Railway, Mayur Shelke saved the life of a child who lost his balance while walking at platform of Vangani railway station and fell on railway tracks, while a train was moving in his direction.

The video was posted by the Ministry of Railways with the 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 (sic)."

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Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal also took to Twitter and applauded Shelke.

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

Watch the video here:

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