NOWSHERA: A 17-year old boy was struck by a fast-moving train while trying to take selfie with the train in the background here in Khairabad area of Noshwera.

Jehangira police said that Adil came to attend a wedding of his relative here at Khairabad area and went to a nearby railway line.

The police said that he took his mobile phone to take a selfie with an arriving Jaffar Express in the background. He was struck by the train injuring him seriously and was taken to hospital but died.

He was a resident of Nizampur area of Nowshera. His father did not register any FIR and took body of his son for burial.