Lucknow: Three youngsters were run over by a speeding train in Mathura late Monday when they were trying to click pictures and got too close to the railway track, police said Tuesday.
The incident took place in Kosikalan area at the Kotban highway when four youngsters got down from their Alto car to click a picture. Before they could understand, a train knocked down three of them.
The group was coming from New Delhi and was headed to Agra to have a glimpse of the Taj Mahal, police officials told IANS.
The deceased have been identified as Yakoob (Muradnagar), Iqbal (Faridabad) and Afzal (New Delhi).
The fourth youngster who survived the accident was identified as Anis (Mitraul). He escaped the speeding train as he was at a distance clicking pictures.
Police have sent their bodies for autopsy and have seized the car.