On Sunday, 9th of October 2016, a young Chinese woman who was travelling on foot-board of the special express train from Galle to Colombo in Sri Lanka, slipped from the foot-board in front of the Madampe Railway Station. She later died of her injuries.
The deceased was identfied as Chen Yashi, 25. Ambalangoda Police said that she was travelling with her friend when the accident happened. She hit a platform of the Madampe Railway Station and fell onto the rail track.
Reportedly, she was trying to take a selfie while travelling on the foot-board of the train.
Source: 247 Latest News