Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Man jumps on MRT train tracks, halts operations


An unidentified man has jumped into the tracks of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 Guadalupe station in Makati City Wednesday morning.

The incident halted the train operations, from North Avenue in QC to Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong, said MRT Gen. Manager Al Vitangcol. He said the apparent suicide happened at 8:15 a.m.

The man was wearing a blue shirt, dark maong shorts, and sneakers and was around 20 to 30 years old. He jumped into the tracks when he saw the train approaching, and was dragged about 30 meters.

As of 11:30 a.m., operations at the MRT-3 is back to normal.







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