Accident: Boy dies after being hit by train

Boy could not hear the train approach as he was listening to music on his headphones.


Our Correspondent July 08, 2012

A teenage boy died after being hit by a Peshawar-bound train in Attock on Satruday. According to Rescue 1122 officials, Irfanullah, 15, son of Hikmand Shah, was hit while crossing a railway line near the district jail. He could not hear the train approach as he was listening to music on his headphones. The boy was severely injured and taken to a nearby hospital where he died of injuries. He was a resident Hangu district and lived with his parents in Mohalla Awan Sharif.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 8th, 2012.

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