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Viral video: Man from Warangal gets hit by train while attempting to capture selfie
In a selfie stunt gone horribly wrong, a man has landed up in hospital with serious head injuries. Although the incident took place on Sunday at the tracks near the Borabanda station, the video recovered from the the man's phone started going viral on Wednesday.

Call it daring or stupid, the man was trying to capture a selfie with a speeding train approaching him. He was using the front camera of his smartphone to capture the selfie. But the move went terribly wrong and he was hit by the train.

The man who has been identified as 25-year-old T Siva, is a gym instructor by profession. Siva can be seen smiling at his camera while a Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train is seen approaching him in the background. The whistle of the train gets louder as it approaches and suddenly the man gets hit by the train and the video on the camera goes blank. Luckily, though he has survived, the man has suffered serious injuries on his right hand, head and chest.

People present at the spot of the accident later took Siva to a private hospital where he is undergoing treatment and recovering.

The man has been booked by the police under the Railways Act and fined with Rs 500. It has been reported that the driver of the train spotted Siva and applied emergency brakes which slowed down the train, and had that not been the case, the accident could have turned fatal.

This disturbing trend seems to be catching up as just a day before, video of a Kashmiri man had gone viral in which he is seen lying on a railway track while the train passes by him.

Many netizens have voiced their concerns and called for strict action against such stunts fearing that the trend might become infectious and result in more casualties.

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