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Police investigating after viral video shows 2 men fighting on MRT train


SINGAPORE: A video showing two men fighting on a moving MRT train, alarming commuters in the cabin, has gone viral on social media. 

In response to queries from Channel NewsAsia, the police confirmed on Sunday (Apr 8) that a report was made on the incident and investigations are ongoing. 

An edited video of the incident was shared by Mediacorp Radio Ria 89.7FM deejay Dzar Ismail on his Facebook page.

The video initially showed the two men squaring up in the middle of the train cabin. 

The pair appeared to exchange words and the dispute soon escalated as they shoved, punched and kicked one another. Many of the passengers in the cabin moved away from the seats as the two men turned aggressive. 

At the end of the clip, a few commuters were seen pulling the two men from each other. 

The video has garnered more than 7,000 shares in 15 hours, with some netizens praising the commuters who stepped in to stop the fight. 

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