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PERTH, Australia - Dozens of Australians combined their muscle to tilt a train on Wednesday and free a commuter whose leg was trapped between a carriage and the platform, with authorities praising their efforts as an example of "people power". 

Commuters tilt a train to free a passenger's leg trapped between the train and the platform in Perth, as shown in this frame grab from a video released on August 6, 2014 by the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia

The man was boarding in the Western Australia city of Perth when he slipped and became jammed in the five-centimetre (two-inch) gap between the carriage and the station, operator Transperth said in a statement.

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