Teen dies after being electrocuted taking selfie atop train

2015-05-13 15:43
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Bucharest - A teenager has died after she was electrocuted while taking selfies atop a parked train in northeast Romania.

Anna Ursu, 18, was hospitalised in the St Spiridon Hospital in the city of Iasi on Friday with severe burns after she apparently touched a high-voltage wire above the train, which was parked in Iasi. A friend was also hospitalised in the St Maria hospital with slight injuries, hospital spokesperson Lucian Cernahonschi said on Wednesday.

Ursu was transferred to the Bucharest Burns Hospital where she died on Sunday.

Anisia Iliescu at the hospital's emergency department said on Wednesday it was impossible to save the girl. "Her whole body was burned," Iliescu said.

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