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Selfie-taker run over by train

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 9, 2019, 1:00 am IST
Updated Jun 9, 2019, 1:00 am IST
According to the police, Dawood, a resident of Shalibanda, was on his way to Gulbarga on a pilgrimage.
Dawood along with his four friends tried to take a selfie in front of an oncoming express train. He was run over by the same train, police said. (Representional Image)
 Dawood along with his four friends tried to take a selfie in front of an oncoming express train. He was run over by the same train, police said. (Representional Image)

Hyderabad: In a suspected selfie-related death,  a 21-year old man died on Saturday morning at the Manthatti railway station. The victim, Dawood Qureshi, was reportedly trying to take a selfie in front of the Aurangabad Express when it ran over him.

Manthatti is about 140 km from the city.

 

According to the police, Dawood, a resident of Shalibanda, was on his way to Gulbarga on a pilgrimage. He boarded the Falaknuma-Gulbarga passenger on Saturday when halted at the Manthatti railway station to allow the Aurangabad Express to pass.

Dawood along with his four friends tried to take a selfie in front of the express train and was run over by it.

Tandur railway police has registered a case and sent the body for a postmortem examination.  The family of Dawood was informed of the incident.  Further investigation is underway, a railway police offer said.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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