A youth was gravely hurt when he was recording an Instagram video close to a railway track in Telangana’s Hanumakonda district.
The hair raising incident took place on Sunday. In a video that is doing rounds on the internet, the teenager, identified as Ch Akshay Raj, aged 17, an intermediate first year student from Waddepally, Telangana, can be seen walking near a railway track. A train coming in full speed hits him and he swerves before falling to the ground.
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The entire episode was recorded by another man on his phone. The victim was immediately rushed to the nearest government hospital for medical attention.
Many a time and oft, the railway security personnel have cautioned people not to walk near railway tracks as it might lead to fatal accidents.