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Two men playing PUBG near railway tracks mowed down by train in Maharashtra

The incident happened at Khatkali Bypass in Hingoli, over 570 kilometres from here, on Saturday evening, an official said.

Published: 17th March 2019 08:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th March 2019 08:24 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MUMBAI: Two persons engrossed in playing online game PUBG were knocked down by a train in Hingoli district in Maharashtra, police said Sunday.

The incident happened at Khatkali Bypass in Hingoli, over 570 kilometres from here, on Saturday evening, an official said.

"Nagesh Gore (24) and Swapnil Annapurne (22) were playing PUBG near the railway tracks. They were run over by the Hyderabad-Ajmer train. Their bodies were found late at night by people living in the vicinity," he said.

An accidental death report has been registered at Hingoli police station, he informed. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, popularly called PUBG, is an online multi-player game of South Korean origin which experts have said is highly addictive and gives rise to violent behaviour in many of those playing it.



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  • Prashanna

    What bull.. I've been playing way more violent video games since I was 6 years old. Beginning with Contra
    1 year ago reply
  • Debid

    This game PUBG should be banned otherwise such things and many violence may occur...
    1 year ago reply
  • Rahul das

    How do you know they were playing Pubg?
    1 year ago reply
  • Amritpal Singh

    This a fake news
    1 year ago reply
  • Sophisticated Moron

    Who are these so called experts..
    1 year ago reply
  • JMG

    "experts have said is highly addictive and gives rise to violent behaviour in many of those playing it." Which experts? Cite your source. Did these "experts" know that violence existed before there were video games? It's true! Look it up.
    1 year ago reply
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