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Two students mowed down by train while clicking pictures

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Two college students died and another was critically injured after getting hit by a local train while clicking pictures standing on the railway track in on Monday afternoon, the said.

"Two boys have died after getting hit by a moving local train between Dumdum and Belgharia railway station in north 24 district at around 1 p.m. on Monday. Another boy from that group got injured in the incident," an from said.

"It is found that they were busy clicking group pictures on their cell phone standing on the railway track when the train arrived. The injured student has been hospitalised," he said.

The police said the three were students of in Belgharia. "The bodies have been taken for autopsy. It is not sure how none of them noticed the train is coming," the added.



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 20:00 IST