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Shocked tourists capture the horrifying moment a woman is swept under a train while taking a selfie

  • Woman, 19, was killed while taking a selfie in Foshan, China, on March 9
  • She had been visiting the rose gardens in the area when a train passed by
  • Victim wanted to get a photo with the train and got swept under the wheels 

A tourist has captured the horrifying moment a woman is swept under a train while taking a selfie in Foshan, south China.

Hoards of tourists had been attracted to Liantang village’s 33 acres of rose gardens according toPeople’s Daily Online.

But tragedy struck on April 9 when the unidentified 19-year-old victim stood too close to the tracks as the train sped past.


The incident took place at around 12.10pm local time.

According to Mr Dai, the manager of the rose garden, the woman and a couple of her fellow students were visiting the area.

She wanted to take a selfie with the passing train in the background so stood close to the tracks despite the fact that the train showed no signs of stopping.

The woman also ignored warning horns sounding from the locomotive and pleas from people around her.

Another tourist captured the terrifying moment before the woman died.

It is thought that although she wasn’t standing directly on the tracks, the force generated by the train’s movement swept her under the wheels.

The woman suffered severe


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