Woman pushed onto train tracks as attacker saunters away

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Embedded video from New Straits Times, Malaysia.

HONG KONG — Authorities in Hong Kong are trying to figure out why a man pushed a woman off a passenger platform and walked away.

ARY News reports that a man walked toward a 59-year-old woman on a station platform at Hong Kong's Yuen Long terminal on Oct. 21 and pushed her over the edge onto the tracks below. The woman appears to be wearing a safety or other high-visibility vest. Video posted to YouTube by the New Straits Times of Malaysia describes the woman as a "cleaner." She suffered injuries to her jaw and is receiving treatment at a nearby hospital. No train was approaching the station track at the time, the ARY News website reports.

Chinese authorities say police arrested a suspect and accuse him of assault. There's no word on possible motives for the pushing incident.
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