Stranger pushes woman onto New York City subway tracks

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department is searching for a man who pushed a woman onto the tracks at a subway station.

The woman was attacked on an F train platform in the East Village at about 9 p.m. Tuesday. According to police, the stranger said he was going to push her — and then did it.

Witnesses pulled her to safety. No train was approaching. The victim’s husband later said she required about 10 stitches in her head. The victim, Kamala Shrestha, told the Daily News that she didn’t want to die and that she felt like she ‘‘got a new life.’’


On July 19, a rider tried to shove a conductor into the path of a train at Columbus Circle.

On April 14, a woman was groped and pushed onto the tracks at 14th Street.