Three young boys trying to take a daring selfie in front of a speeding train got knocked off by the train which killed all three of them instantly. Between the age of 20 and 22 years, the three boys were from New Delhi, Moradabad and Faridabad. Their fourth friend who survived reported that the boys could not jump off the tracks while clicking the picture.
The accident happened at 9.30 am in the tracks of Mathura, near Kosikala. The three boys were heading to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal on Republic Day in their cars when they decided to take a selfie with the train approaching from their backs. The three boys have been identified as Yakub, Iqbal and Afzal.
The fourth guy Aneesh, who survived said that the timing went horribly wrong and that the train killed all his friends.