07 Apr '11, 3am

Man suffers from apparent #heartattack in #MRT train stuck in tunnel

A man reportedly had chest pains in a train that was stalled between Tiong Bahru and Redhill station in the MRT service disruption this morning (Apr 7). According to STOMPer Sharon Eng , the crowded train was stuck for almost an hour in the tunnel with poor ventilation. Several STOMPers also reported massive crowds and delays because of the disruption on the East-West line. STOMPer Sharon Eng reports: "I was on the train and it was stuck between Redhill and Tiong Bahru for almost an hour. "A passenger suffered a heart attack in the rear cabin. "There was a desperate plea for doctors to attend to patient. "They should have allowed everyone to alight at Redhill but we were told that delay was over, only to be stuck before Tiong Bahru again! "I left at Tiong Bahru because I was feeling faint from standing over an hour... "I didn't believe the staff when they assured us that t...

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