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Dec 05 2016 (08:04)  Boy injured while taking selfie (www.thehindu.com)
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A seventeen-year-old boy, K. Yuvaraj of Sivakasi, was seriously injured while he was taking a selfie here on Sunday.
Sources said he had climbed atop a breakdown van of an accident relief train in the Tirunelveli railway yard to take a selfie. In the process, he came in contact with a live wire. Sources said the incident occurred while he was climbing up the breakdown van, which had a heavy voltage of 25,000 volts. The victim, suffered severe electric shock. The victim had come along with his relatives to attend a wedding in Tirunelveli.
108 emergency ambulance van took the victim to Tirunelveli Government Medical College Hospital, where the victim is said to be in a critical condition, sources said.
Tirunelveli Railway police are yet to register a case.
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