Woman jumps in front of MRT train

Posted at Jan 03 2013 01:04 PM | Updated as of Jan 03 2013 09:04 PM

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MANILA, Philippines - A woman allegedly tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of an MRT train at the MRT Shaw Boulevard station southbound route past 11 a.m.

MRT general manager Al Vitangcol III said the unidentified woman's leg was nearly severed after it was pinned under the train. He said operations were halted while retrieval operations were ongoing.

The victim was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital.

ANC Dateline Philippines, January 3, 2013