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Pak girl dies while taking selfie with train

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

A Pakistani girl has been killed while posing for a selfie with a train that knocked her down.

The tragic incident took place at a station in Khanewal's area in the Province when the girl was waiting for the train en route to from


She tried to snap a selfie with the moving train but was knocked down by it, Dunya reported.

The girl's legs and arms broke as a result of the accident.

The girl, who suffered a injury on the head as well, was shifted to Nishtar hospital in Multan. However, she succumbed to her wounds.

The age of the girl was not specified.

Police recovered the mobile phone of the girl and initiated an investigation into the incident.

In a similar incident in last month, a 21-year-old engineering student died when he was hit by a speeding train while trying to take a selfie in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Selfie-related deaths have caused concern across the globe and world selfie deaths eclipsed deaths from shark maulings in 2015.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 17:07 IST
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