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Man jumps onto train track to save daughter in scary video

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Filed on January 27, 2020
egypt, father jumps on rail track, saves daughter, viral video, middle east


Father risks his life as he hugs his daughter tightly.

An Egyptian father is being lauded for risking his life to save his daughter after she fell on a railway track.

A harrowing viral video from Egypt - captured by a passer by - shows a man holding his daughter tightly in his embrace as a train passes by on the track, barely missing them.

According to local reports, the father and daughter were walking by a railway track when the latter suddenly fell on the track as the train was quickly approaching.

The father jumped on the track and shielded the girl with his body - risking his life as the train were dangerously close to them.

The video of the incident that took place on Monday morning, went viral in the region within hours.

Luckily, both father and daughter escaped unharmed in the incident.

Netizens have lauded the quick thinking, courageous man for his selfless act.

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