Rat on New York subway
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Rat shock on New York subway

10 April 2014 Last updated at 09:04 BST

A rat caused chaos on a New York subway train when it boarded a carriage full of passengers.

The rodent was spotted on a busy train during rush hour in Manhattan.

Some people screamed and jumped up on the seats to avoid the rat, even though rats aren't that rare in the city.

Pictures from Jinais Ponnampadikkal Kader