Chandigarh: In a sensational incident reported from Panipat in Haryana, three youths were crushed to death by an approaching passenger train while the trio was busy taking selfies on the railway tracks at Panipat on Monday.
The three deceased has been identified as Chaman, Sunny and Kishan. The three deceased came from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh and were close relatives.
The three youths has gone to the railway track behind the Huda Park in Sector 6 of Panipat along with another relative Dinesh from Delhi.
The four young men, who worked as daily wage laboureres, had come to attend a wedding of a relative of Kishan. The wedding was solemnized on Friday and the final rituals were to be done on Wednesday.
According to eyewitnesses, the four had been roaming on the railway track clicking photographs of each other on their mobile phones for over half an hour. They said the youths had lined up for a selfie on the track and did not see the train was approaching. While clicking the selfie, Dinesh noticed the train and jumped towards the right after alerting the other three.
In panic, Chaman, Sunny and Kishan jumped towards the left and got crushed under the passenger train. The accident was so severe that their body parts were strewn across 10 metres. Dinesh fainted in shock finding the three of them crushed under the train wheels. After inquest proceedings began and autopsy was completed on Tuesday, the mortal remains of the three were handed over to their respective families.