A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable at a railway station near Mumbai on Monday saved a pregnant woman from falling into a ditch between a train and a platform, CCTV footage showed. The incident took place when the woman fell and nearly slipped into a ditch while trying to get off a moving train at Kalyan railway station.

As the pregnant woman attempted to alight from the train, she stumbled, unable to balance herself. Then RPF constable SR Khandekar jumped to save him. Shivaji Sutar, Chief Public Relations Officer of Central Railway in Mumbai tweeted the CCTV footage and appealed to passengers to board or deboard a moving train.

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Sutar tweeted, “Railway Protection Force (RPF) employee SR Khandekar saved the life of a pregnant woman who slipped while trying to alight from a moving train at Kalyan Railway Station today. Railways appeals to passengers not to board or alight a moving train.”

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