Groom killed, bride seriously injured when taking selfie on railway tracks

Kahawa (openstreetmap)

On Sunday, June 11th of 2017, a 24-year-old groom was killed and his bride seriously injured when the couple tried to take a selfie photograph on the railway track at Kahawa, Uduwaragoda area in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka.

They had visited their families in Ambalangoda when they met with this tragic accident.

The two were hit by the Galle-bound train, killing the man instantly. The wife was brought to the Hospital.

According to eye witnesses, the couple had ignored warnings given by the people in the area, saying that the train was coming.

Source: Dailymirror Sri Lanka

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