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Selfie tragedy: 12-year-old’s head found on Ambepussa-bound train

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The head of the 12-year-old boy, who was knocked down by a train when taking a selfie at Kollupitiya, was found on a train bound to Ambepussa today, Police said.

They said the head which was stuck between two compartments was removed by commuters and handed it over to the Gampaha Railway Station.

Investigations had revealed it was the head of the boy killed in yesterday’s train tragedy at Kollupitiya.

Two brothers were knocked down by a train while taking a selfie standing on the railway track between the Kollupitiya and Bambalapitiya Railway Stations. (Thilakaratne Dissanayake)


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  • ANTON Monday, 12 June 2017 01:16 PM

    SELFIE MAARAANTHIKAY ........... PERASEMIN PARIHARANAYA KARANNA.............

    find the mistake Monday, 12 June 2017 02:22 PM

    Its a mistake of Parents for buying iPhones at this studying age.

    Lal Monday, 12 June 2017 02:43 PM

    Even adults die due to selfie mania. In nations like Japan even primary kids have phones. You can;t stop progress of tech

    ANTON Monday, 12 June 2017 02:59 PM

    I CAN'T IMAGINE HOW THEIR PARENTS GOING TO TAKE THIS.

    Jilla Monday, 12 June 2017 04:28 PM

    Its more about Sri Lankans not having common sense than parents giving phones. Just go out of SL and see


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