Three youths taking selfies crushed by train in Haryana

first_imgThree youths were killed when they were clicking selfies on a railway track, about 2 km from Panipat railway station in Haryana, a senior Government Railway Police official said on Wednesday. They were clicking selfies on the track between Panipat and Babarpur railway stations on the Delhi-Ambala route on Monday evening, he said. The deceased were identified as Sunny, Chaman and Kishan, all relatives, in age group of 18-20 years, GRP (Panipat) Station House Officer M.S. Dabas said. Sunny and Chaman were residents of a colony in Panipat while Kishan belonged to Uttar Pradesh, he said.The three had gone to a park along with another relative Dinesh, from Delhi, who had a miraculous escape. From the park, the four moved on to the railway track located behind it to click selfies, Mr. Dabas said.Miraculous escape “All the four were sitting on a track and on seeing an approaching train jumped towards the other track without realising that Delhi-Kalka passenger train was fast approaching on it,” he said. While three of them were crushed, Dinesh had a miraculous escape as he jumped on the other side of the track, the GRP official said, adding the body parts lay strewn 10-20 metres from the incident site. The mortal remains were handed over to the respective families of the deceased after the post-mortem examinations on Tuesday.last_img

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