An 18-year-old boy was run over by a train in Bhopal late Saturday evening while taking pictures, police said.
The boy was identified as Arib Khan, a resident of Budaun, Uttar Pradesh. Arib shifted to Bhopal 15 days ago after taking admission in Bachelor of Pharmacy, said his cousin Sharik Khan.
Additional superintendent of police (ASP) Rajesh Singh Bhadoriya said, “Arib with his new friends went to a nearby railway track in Shahpura area to click pictures to upload on social media. When they were taking pictures, a train suddenly came from the opposite direction. His friends ran away from the track but Arib was crushed to death.”
The friends informed his cousin Sharik and police.
The police sent the body for post mortem and also recovered a camera on Sunday morning.