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Student falls off train while trying to click selfie; dies

Press Trust of India  |  Visakhapatnam 

A final-year B.Pharmacy student today died after he fell off from a train while trying to click a selfie, Railway Police said.

The incident took place near the near Borra Caves Junction when the Vizag-Kirandol passenger train was passing through the tunnels on the KK line, a senior GRP official said.

The deceased was identified as D Gopi Reddy (22), a native of Guntur.

Reddy along with his four friends had come here yesterday for a trip. They boarded the the train to visit Araku Valley and few others tourists spots in Vizag Agency, he said.

Reddy fell down from the train when he was trying to take a selfie when it was passing through the tunnels. He died on the spot, said the official, adding a case was registered.

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First Published: Sun, July 16 2017. 21:57 IST