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MRT suicide: Man jumps in front of moving train at Guadalupe station
Dharel Placido of ABS-CBNNews.com reports that on Wednesday, May 8, a man at the MRT Guadalupe station jumped in front of a moving train.
Published on: May 8, 2013 - 1:01pm

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Dharel Placido of ABS-CBNNews.com reports that on Wednesday, May 8, a man at the MRT Guadalupe station jumped in front of a moving train. The report revealed: "The man's body was mangled after being dragged by the train for about 30 meters. He was already dead when the rescue team arrived." The incident, which was captured on CCTV, happened at around 8:18 a.m.

The report quoted Makati police chief Col. Manuel Lucban, who said that "the man appeared to have committed suicide, and that he did not accidentally fall in front of the train."

The report noted that "the MRT management had to suspend the operations of the train system from Guadalupe to Taft Avenue due to the incident" and "some passengers were forced to get off the train even before it could reach the station." By 11:30 a.m., MRT operations resumed. Police are still trying to identify the man.

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  • KitkatMac
    As a regular commuter, this halted my leaving for work. Nahassle ako sobra kasi I work in Makati, and I have a condo in Pasig. I use the MRT, but it made it so much harder to take the bus.
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    • Mr. Assimo
      Pakaselfish mo naman te. Sana naisip mo naman na matindi ang pinagdaraanan ng tao na yun kaya nya nagawa yun.Hindi trip trip lang, ano to unli life?! Pag namatay, mabubuhay ulet tapos ibang segway naman. Tsk..tsk.. Lakas mong makacondo! Sana makabili ka na ng sasakyan dahil baka may magtulak na sayo next time sa platform ng MRT. Ingat! :)
      11 months ago     Reply  
  • Ging
    Dumarami jumpers sa bansang 'to. Why do self-styled shrinks say that those who commit suicide are cowards? The man woke up the morning of May 8 thinking he would like to collide with an oncoming train at the MRT station. That is not cowardice, that is resolve.
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    • zass
      resolve?... pano mo masusulusyunan ang isang problema ng isa pang problema?..marahil natapos na nga nya ang sariling pisikal paghihirap sa ganoon kabilis na paraan pero hndi nya ba naisip kung gaanong hirap at tagal ng sakit na daranasin ng mga taong iniwan nya?...marahil tama kang ndi COWARDS ang tawag sa mga nagsusuicide,..bagkos sila ay MAKASARILI!
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