Teenage girl killed by train while talking on mobile

A teenage schoolgirl was knocked down by a moving train here as she was carelessly crossing the railway track while talking on cellphone, police said on Saturday.

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2010, 18:05 PM IST

Kolkata: A teenage schoolgirl was knocked
down by a moving train here as she was carelessly crossing the
railway track while talking on cellphone, police said on Saturday.

Class XI student Madhurima Das, 16, was walking back home
from a tuition class and talking on her mobile phone when the
incident happened at Dum Dum Cantonment station yesterday.

The Sealdah-Barasat local hit Madhurima after she stepped
on the track and flung her in the air.

She landed 10 feet away and her head hit an iron railing.

She was rushed to a local healthcare centre, where she died
minutes later, police added.

PTI