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CCTV shows two-year-old Mohamed running towards the edge of the platform at a Milan metro station before he jumps onto the tracks below.
He moves so quickly that his mother is unaware that he leaves her side until he is down on the tracks.
The boy ran towards the train tracks and jumped off the platform. Source: ATM Italy
The incident happened just 90 seconds before a train was due to arrive.
Lorenzo Pianazza, 18, was on the platform at the time and quickly dumped his backpack for jumping onto the tracks himself to rescue the child.
The student lifts the tot up to his mother before scrambling back onto the platform himself.
Meanwhile other passengers look down the tunnel to check the train isn't approaching.
The teen bravely helped the boy back onto the platform. Source: ATM Italy
Thankfully the boy and the student make it safely back to the platform before the train arrives.
Mohamed was taken to hospital for a check-up but suffered no injuries, The Mirror reports.
This article first appeared on au.news.yahoo.com
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