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Teen dies after falling from a moving train while taking selfie in Chuadanga

Teen dies after falling from a moving train while taking selfie in Chuadanga

A 17-year old boy died falling from a moving train while taking a selfie in Chuadanga.

The deceased was identified as Rohan, 17, a student of class X and  son of Rayhan Hossain of Paschimpara village in Jibannagar upazila, said  Mohammad Abdul Khaleque, Officer-in-Charge of Jibannagar police station.

The accident occurred around 5:30 pm near Farm Para area in Chuadanga municipality area, he said.

Rohan was at the door of Khulna-bound Goalanda mail train. He slipped from the running train while trying to take a selfie, according to witnesses.

Locals immediately brought him to Chuadanga Sadar hospital with a critical head and left leg injuries, said Dr Nurjahan Rumi, a doctor of the hospital.

Rohan succumbed to his injuries around 10:30 pm while shifting to a Dhaka hospital, said Sabed Ali, his uncle.