In a shocking incident, three youths who were taking their selfies on a railway track was crushed down by the approaching passenger train on Monday. The incident took place near Panipat park in Chandigarh.
The deceased were identified as Chaman, Sunny and Kishan while the fourth youth Dinesh had a narrow escape. The youths hailed from UP’s Aligarh and came to Chandigarh to attend the wedding ceremony of their relative.
As per the reports, an eyewitness revealed that the deceased was taking each other's picture and from past half, an hour was roaming on railway track taking selfies. They knew that the train is approaching but still they stood firm and were clicking selfies. Dinesh who escaped the death alerted his friend and then jumped to save himself.
The trio in panic jumped to the left side where the train was coming and was crushed down. The train hit them so hard that they fell across the 30 feet radius and on seeing his friends crushed he fainted in shock, a GRP officer told Times of India.
He claimed that they have recovered two mobile phones from the spot whereas, the other two mobile phones are missing.