Syazwani says that she was waiting for the train when the ang moh screamed an expletive at her and commented on how much he hated Islam.
During the attack, she said that no one around her intervened.
“No one did. No one,” she said on Twitter, in reply to concerned netizens.
The 21-year-old was so distressed by the incident, which left her in tears later on.
The online community has banded together to offer Syazwani their support after her tweet.
More than 100 people were killed and about 400 others injured.