The woman had reportedly slipped and got her leg stuck between the train and the platform.
Footage from a subway in China shows the exact moment dozens of commuters got together to push a 100-tonne train sideways in a bid to help a woman stuck between a carriage and platform. A video, posted by People's Daily, China on their social media platforms, shows the group of people pushing the coach together to help the elderly woman.
According to the description posted along with the video, the incident had occurred on May 6 in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province in China. The woman had reportedly slipped and got her leg stuck between the train's carriage and the platform.
The woman, trapped between the train and the platform.
It took the collected effort of commuters and rail staff to successfully push the train so the woman could be helped. She luckily wasn't badly hurt in the incident.
The video makes for quite an interesting watch. On Facebook, the video has collected over 36,000 views and more than 1,000 reactions since being posted some 18 hours before writing this.
"United, you can accomplish anything," says one commenter on Facebook. "Good news! Once problem arises, the Chinese people should unite," says another on Twitter.
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