16 Dec '11, 4am

Train disruption sends two to hospital

Train disruption sends two to hospital

SINGAPORE : Two women were sent to hospital for breathing difficulties, after being caught in Thursday night's train disruption. They have since been discharged. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said a 25-year-old woman was sent to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) from Orchard MRT station at around 8pm. About two hours later, a 41-year-old woman was sent to SGH in a semi-conscious state from Dhoby Ghaut MRT station. SGH said the younger woman was discharged within an hour against medical advice, while the other woman was discharged on Friday afternoon, after she was said to be "in a stable and comfortable condition". A psychologist Channel NewsAsia spoke with said that the situation was handled rather calmly, with no visible signs of hysteria. But she added that such an incident would affect those suffering from claustrophobia, and more so for children. Dr Elizabeth Nair,...

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