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Man sentenced to 8 years in prison for pushing woman in front of train

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A New York man was sentenced to eight years in prison on Thursday for pushing a woman in front of an approaching subway train at Union Square in November 2020. rice field.

Aditya Vemulapati convicted of murder.

"Today's ruling reveals responsibility for those who harm our subway system," said Alvin Bragg, District Attorney of Manhattan. "We continue to focus on those who hurt strap hangers just trying to commute home or work."

Vemulapati sees the train enter Union Square Station After waiting, I ran behind a stranger and pushed her in front of the oncoming train.

Her victim landed between the tracks and several trains passed her. She was rescued by firefighters from under the train, and she was treated in the hospital after MTA workers rang the radio for help.

ABC News The entire incident was captured in avideoand used to investigate the incident, as reported by the station WABC in New York.

Vemulapati confessed that he tried to kill the woman.

This year, there were several attacks on people on the New York City subway and platforms.

Last month, a 14-year-old child was fatally stabbed at West 137-chome-a subway platform at City College Station.

In April, a mass shooting ofon a rush hour subway train in Brooklyn injured dozens, including ten.

In January, a woman was killed afterpushedinto a subway track and was attacked by an oncoming train.

ABC News' Meredith Deliso and Bill Hutchinson contributed to this report.

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