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Kanchanaburi: Train hits selfie-taking tourist

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The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi. Photo: Ahoerstemeier.

KANCHANABURI — A Japanese man taking a “selfie” on the famous River Kwai Bridge was seriously injured after being hit by a train in full view of hundreds of shocked tourists on Saturday morning.

Haruhisa Saito, 52, sustained broken ribs and head injuries after being struck by Thon Buri-Nam Tok train No 257 on the bridge in Muang district, said Pol Lt Wichai Srimuangthanachai, a deputy tourist police inspector in Kanchanaburi province.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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