On Friday, June 28th 2019, a young college student and and his friend were posing for a daring selfie in front of a moving train and was hit by the same train.
The two young men were identified as Manikandan and Mahendran. Manikandan instantly died on the impact with the train and Mahendran is hospitalized in critical condition.
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On Thursday, May 9th 2019, a 16-year old climbed on top of a railway engine to take a selfie and was electrocuted.
The 16- year old, Rahul Patva, is a resident of Vidyanagar in
Jaipur, Rajasthan. He travelled to Sumerganj Mandi railway station with the sole intention of taking the picture. Continue reading “Youth electrocuted on top of train engine”
On Tuesday, April 30th 2019, three teenagers were mowed down by a train near
Panipat in Haryana.
Chaman, Sunny and Kishan
The three deceased were identified as Chaman, Sunny and Kishan. All three of them hailed from
Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh. They were in Panipat to attend the wedding of a relative. They were accompanied by Dinesh from Delhi. Continue reading “Three teens face tragic death on railway track”
On Thursday, 28th march 2019, evening 2 young boys were hit by a train near
Dravyavati river, Jaipur.
identified as Kamal Sindhi (10) and Ajay Jatav (12) were resident of Thadi
market area of Mansarovar and were neighbours. The deceased boys along with
three other boys in the locality used to visit the park close to Dravyavati
river bank. On the unfortunate day of the incident, the boys decided to take a
selfie on the railway tracks and met with this terrible fate. The three boys
who accompanied Kamal and Ajay managed to get away from the tracks in time.
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Karina Baymukhambetova and the railway track
As reported on 26th March 2019, 15 year old girl was “cut into pieces by an oncoming train in
Orsk, Orenburg, Russia. Continue reading ““Cut into pieces” by oncoming train while taking selfie”
On Monday, 14th of January 2019, two boys were hit by a train and died, when they were taking selfies on the track near
Kochi, India. Continue reading “Boys die after being hit by train while taking selfie”
Sam Sen Station ( openstreetmap)
On the early morning of Thursday, February 8 of 2018, a woman was taking a selfie with a friend on a railway track in Bangkok, Thailand when she was hit by a train. She later died in a Hospital.
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Incident site ( openstreetmap)
Two youths from the same family were killed after they were hit by a train while attempting to take a selfie, standing on the railway track located between the
Kollupitiya and Bambalapitiya Stations at Sri Lanka, on Sunday June 11th, 2017. Continue reading “Two brothers die while taking selfie on railway track”
Four children, including a brother and sister aged 13 and 10, were killed when they posed for a selfie in front of an oncoming freight train on the Trans-Siberian line close to Vladivostok, Russia, on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Continue reading “Three killed, one injured when train hits selfie-taking kids”
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. Continue reading “Chinese woman (25) falls off train in Sri Lanka while snapping selfie”