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Doctors save man pierced in a freak accident by 5-feet long rod through the neck

    Sagaya Fernando Mumbai: 6 November 22   A team of doctors at Apollo Multispecialty hospital in Triuchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, saved the life of a 33-years-old man whose neck was pierced through by a feet long iron rod.   Karthikeyan, a resident of Ariyamangalam in the city, was watering the concrete slabs on the first floor of his under-construction house when he accidentally slipped and fell 15 to 20 feet down, on October 15. As he fell, a 5 feet long iron rod with serrated edges pierced through his neck and came out from the back.   “Within fifteen minutes of the mishap, his relatives rushed him to our hospital which is in close vicinity,” informed Apollo Multispecialty Hospital, Triuchirappalli, Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon Dr Mohamed Mansoor, who led the operating team.   “On evaluation in emergency, it was seen that he had a 5 feet long iron rod penetrating into the anterior aspect of neck and exiting the posterior aspect of neck.

Alert cops save man from coming under the wheels of running trainu

Alert cops save man from coming under the wheels of running train

Sumesh Rajan
Mumbai: 25 September 2019

Two alert cops at Ahmedabad railway station in India saved a man from coming under the wheels of a running train.

A 15 seconds CCTV footage of the incident shows a yet to be identified young passenger with a backpack hurrying down the staircase and run towards the already moving train to board it, but loses hold of the handlebar of the train coach and slips. Even as he gets dragged on the platform, two alert cops standing on duty nearby rush to his help and push him into the coach, saving his life from certain death.

The cops have been identified as Railway Protection Force Police Sub Inspectors Rajesh Yadav and Ashok Kumar, who have been commended for their quick reflex and averting an unfortunate incident by their seniors.

“On September 23, Train No 12915 Ashram Superfast Express running from Ahmedabad Junction to Old Delhi Junction had departed from Platform No. 10 of Ahmedabad Junction at its scheduled time of 6.30 pm. As the train was picking up speed, a passenger tried to board the moving train and slipped. He was about to fall into the gap between the platform and the moving train. He was saved in the nick of time from being crushed by duty officers SI Rajesh Yadav and SI Ashok Kumar who were present at the platform, and was safely pushed back into the coach,” said RPF Police Inspector Gracious Fernandes.


Using the incident as an example to caution passengers, the Ministry of Railways, Government of India, tweeted, “HOWEVER FIT AND SMART YOU ARE, PL. DONT TRY TO ENTRAIN/DETRAIN A MOVING TRAIN.” 

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Doctors save man pierced in a freak accident by 5-feet long rod through the neck

    Sagaya Fernando Mumbai: 6 November 22   A team of doctors at Apollo Multispecialty hospital in Triuchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, saved the life of a 33-years-old man whose neck was pierced through by a feet long iron rod.   Karthikeyan, a resident of Ariyamangalam in the city, was watering the concrete slabs on the first floor of his under-construction house when he accidentally slipped and fell 15 to 20 feet down, on October 15. As he fell, a 5 feet long iron rod with serrated edges pierced through his neck and came out from the back.   “Within fifteen minutes of the mishap, his relatives rushed him to our hospital which is in close vicinity,” informed Apollo Multispecialty Hospital, Triuchirappalli, Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon Dr Mohamed Mansoor, who led the operating team.   “On evaluation in emergency, it was seen that he had a 5 feet long iron rod penetrating into the anterior aspect of neck and exiting the posterior aspect of neck.