Suicide Alert: Railway Worker Gets .3 Million Naira For Saving Woman
Do not hold your breath. It did not happen in Nigeria.
A Chinese railway worker named, Weng Jianzhong, has received 6000 yuan ($869) about 340,000 thousand Naira for preventing a woman from committing suicide.
The good samaritan had spotted the woman running into the path of an oncoming train at Putian City in China’s Fujian Province and pulled her back onto the platform.
His quick intervention saved the woman from being crushed.
According to Fox News, the suicidal woman suddenly made a dash for the tracks as the train was just seconds away from arriving.
But 54-year-old Jianzhong reacted immediately, grabbing her arm and saving her from falling over the edge.
With both falling to the ground, the train missed the woman’s legs by whiskers.
The woman, in her 20s, burst into tears on the platform after being pulled to safety.
She was taken to hospital but had no serious injuries.