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Bangladesh honours humble rail hero after daring rescue

DHAKA: A humble rail worker who shot to fame for pulling a suicidal man off train tracks was honoured by Bangladesh authorities Sunday, as footage of his heroism went viral. Railway lineman Billal Hossain Mazumder, 50, put his life on the line last month by dragging 34-year-old Mohammad Mamun out of harm's way as a train approached. "I hoisted the red flag to signal the driver to stop the train, but within an instance, I realised it would be too late," Mazumder said. "I knew I might die but I also knew if I didn't…