STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Andhra Pradesh student takes selfie atop train, electrocuted

He came in contact with high tension electric line at the railway station and fell off the wagon with severe burns. 

Published: 03rd June 2020 08:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd June 2020 08:11 AM   |  A+A-

Pratap taking selfies on the train wagon atL Kota railway station, Vizianagaram.

Pratap taking selfies on the train wagon atL Kota railway station, Vizianagaram.

By Express News Service

VIZIANAGARAM: A BTech final year student from a private engineering college in Visakhapatnam was electrocuted while taking a selfie on a goods train wagon at L Kota railway station on Monday evening. 

He died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Jami Purna Chandra Sai Vara Pratap (21), a resident of L Kota village in Vizianagaram district and son of Jami Appala Raju, former sarpanch of L Kota.

According to police, when Pratap was taking a selfie, the train started moving slowly. He came in contact with high tension electric line at the railway station and fell off the wagon with severe burns. 



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp