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Attentive train station worker saves distressed woman

By Guo Kai | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-05-13 10:15

Weng Jianzhong, a worker at the Xianyou railway station in Putian, Fujian province, was awarded 6,000 yuan for saving a woman trying to kill herself by jumping onto the train tracks as a high-speed train was approaching.

Weng was on duty Wednesday afternoon and noticed the woman was visibly distressed at around 2:50 pm, according to a notice from railway authorities.

When the woman entered the platform after checking her ticket at around 4:50 pm, Weng asked for her carriage number, but she did not answer. As train D6529 approached, the woman ran towards it.

Fortunately, Weng was keeping an eye on her, and rushed to her in time, dragging her back before she could reach the track.

The woman was not hurt, but Weng’s head was injured after falling to the ground while struggling to pull the woman back.

The woman was later taken home by her family members.

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