Patiala Railway Station: RPF cop bravely saves man from 'jaws of death'; CCTV video viral
In the Patiala Railway Station viral video, a man can be seen getting dragged by a train and trying hard to stabilize himself or get back into the train.-
Patiala Railway Station recently witnessed an act of great courage as well as luck when an RPF personnel saved a man's life from the jaws of death. RPF India's official Twitter handle on Wednesday shared spine-chilling CCTV footage which later went viral on social media. Patiala Railway Station viral video shows how an RPF personnel bravery saved a man from a horrific death when he was being dragged by a moving train.
In the Patiala Railway Station viral video, a man can be seen getting dragged by a train and trying hard to stabilize himself or get back into the train. Seeing the man dragged at the Patiala Railway Station, many commuters run to save him, however, the moving train kept on dragging him. As soon as an RPF personnel spot him getting dragged, he ran to save the man. After running a fair distance, the RPF personnel bravely saved the man and pulled him out from the jaws of death.
RPF India took to its Twitter handle and shared the video tagging Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw as well. Sharing the video, RPF India revealed the cop's name who saved the man's life at the Patiala Railway Station i.e. Head Const.Raghubeer Singh. "Some may be lucky to have our brave ones to save them. #SafetyFirst
#RPF Head Const. Raghubeer Singh ran without hesitation as he saw a person being dragged by train,saved him from jaws of death at Patiala Station (SIC)."
Some may be lucky to have our brave ones to save them. #SafetyFirst#RPF Head Const.Raghubeer Singh ran without hesitation as he saw a person being dragged by train,saved him from jaws of death at Patiala Station.#MissionJeewanRaksha#LifeSavingAct@RailMinIndia @AshwiniVaishnaw pic.twitter.com/INxQy3gF18— RPF INDIA (@RPF_INDIA) March 23, 2022
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The RPF also said that its personnel, especially women, who currently form about 9 percent of total strength, go out of the way to help pregnant women, who go into labour during their train journeys, in childbirth under "Operation Matrishakti".
During February, woman RPF personnel provided assistance to 9 such women passengers and were instrumental in the birth of their children. "We have provided help in 16 such cases in 2022," it stated.
It also said that many passengers forget to take all their belongings in the rush to catch a train or while leaving the station, and RPF personnel help in securing such belongings and restoring them to the rightful owners under "Operation Amanat".