17 year old Girl dies After Hit By Moving Train, ‘While Taking Selfie’, in Srinagar

Srinagar: A 17 year old girl died after she was fatally hit by a moving train ‘while taking a selfie’ in central Kashmir’s Srinagar district this afternoon, officials said.

They told GNS that a 17 year old girl (name withheld) resident of Shankarpora Srinagar was hit by the train when she alongside a child was taking a selfie close to a track at Manchowa along Srinagar-Budgam railway lane.

She was fatally injured in the incident, leading to her instant death, the officials said.

Confirming the death of the woman, a police official told GNS that they are ascertaining the details into the incident.

“The child accompanying the woman is however safe”, the official said. (GNS)