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Video footage of the incident on the Chongqing subway. Photo: Sina

Subway train evacuated after Chinese woman bites man ‘over marriage problems’

Chongqing police and railway staff intervene after woman attacks random stranger, leaving him bloodied

A woman in southwest China caused a subway train to be evacuated after she started biting a fellow passenger, local media reported on Thursday.

Police and railway staff in Chongqing were forced to intervene and remove the woman, who they said had been suffering “relationship problems with her husband”.

The 56-year-old man was left bleeding and needed hospital treatment for his injuries. He was not thought to be known to the woman.

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A video of the incident published by Chongqing Morning Post showed the woman, straddling the seated man, gripping him in her arms and biting into his neck at about 1pm on Wednesday as he tries to fight her off.

After the man escaped her grasp, she fell to the floor and started tearing her clothing.

Another video from showed the woman acting strangely and screaming before she started to attack the man.

Chongqing Rail Transit issued a statement at about 6pm saying the 36-year-old woman lost control of herself due to problems in her marriage.

Subway staff evacuated passengers at Jinzhu station and called the police, who are now investigating the matter, the statement continued.

The woman was seen screaming. Photo: Sina