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Chuadanga teen dies taking selfie on moving train

He sustained critical head and leg injuries

Update : 14 Jun 2022, 03:06 PM

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 10th grade and son of Rayhan Hossain of Paschimpara village in Jibannagar upazila, said  Mohammad Abdul Khaleque, officer-in-charge (OC) of Jibannagar police station.

The incident took place around 5:30pm near Farm Para area in Chuadanga municipality, he said.

Rohan was at the door of the 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 critical head and left leg injuries, said Dr Nurjahan Rumi, a doctor at the hospital.

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

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