Boy Dies While Taking Selfie With Train


Kolkata: A 15-year-old boy died after he was hit by a train while clicking a selfie with another moving train in West Bengal’s Purba Burdwan district, police said on Sunday.

Biswajit Turi was clicking the selfie near Noadar Dhal station when he was hit by the train on Friday, an official said. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

Earlier, A boy’s quest to take a dramatic selfie resulted in the tragic death in Bardhaman’s Andal area. Police said a boy came to visit Mayurakhshi river at Andal area aged between 25 and 30 years – when he reportedly sleeps off from the ghat at the time of selfie show off. However, he lost his footing and fell off the ghat.

Locals rushed to the spot to rescued the boy but he drowned at the river. Police recahed the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. Police started investigation.