In an act of immense bravery and selflessness, a police officer from Madhya Pradesh carried an injured man in his arms for more than a kilometer because the ambulance couldn't reach.
#WATCH: Police constable Poonam Billore ran for more than a kilometer along the railway tracks with an injured man on his shoulders in Hoshangabad today, after the ambulance couldn't reach the spot to rescue the man who had fell down from a train. #MadhyaPradesh pic.twitter.com/SqpdjgBZnd— ANI (@ANI) February 23, 2019
According to reports, an unidentified man got seriously injured when he fell off the train, close to the Paghdal railway station. When the police team reached the spot, they noted how grievously injured the man was.
ANI reported that since it was difficult for an ambulance to reach the spot on time, Police-constable Poonam Billore took a call and carried the man on his shoulders to the nearest railway station.
Police constable Poonam Billore:The spot was around 2km away from the railway gate,even ambulance couldn't reach. We went by foot & found him critically injured. So to save his life, I carried him on my shoulders to a railway crossing over 1.5km away.He was then taken to hospital pic.twitter.com/4EaImXKwum— ANI (@ANI) February 23, 2019
His single heroic act of bravery and kindness helped save the man's life, and people took to social media to commend him for his actions.
There are such policemen, too.— Sabina Basha (@SabinaBasha) February 24, 2019
My heart filled with pride after reading the news. Salute to Mr. Poonam for his dedication towards his duties. Thank you brother for inspiring many fellow policeman. Keep it up!— Pankaj Soni (@PankajSoniJpr) February 23, 2019
Salute You Sir ! You are our TRUE hero !! Respect !!!— (((Sushant))) (@spati2012) February 23, 2019
Real Bharat Ratna of India— Raman (@being_delhite) February 23, 2019
Police constable Poonam Billore ran for more than a km along railway tracks with injured man fallen from trsin on his shoulders in Hoshangabad aft ambulance cudnt reach spot
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Bravo Man real hero— Barada (@baradasarangi) February 23, 2019
I SALUTE FROM MY HEART. ..— DIPESHKUMAR .A SHAH (@DIPUANNA) February 23, 2019
It's not always that a man goes beyond the call of duty to help a stranger, and constable Billore definitely deserves our respect and appreciation for this brave gesture.