Are you running while headphones are on? Take extra care of your self. Read this sad story.

Running with Headphones - be careful - sad story of two school friends died in Sri Lanka while crossing the railway


Are You Listen to Music While Running? Now a days we see many people using headphones while walking or running on the street. Some may say it`s safe while some complaints it to be more dangerous. Specially drivers find difficulties when they see a person running or walking while using headphones (ear phones).

A tragic incident were reported, two young girls were run over and killed by a train in Wellawatte - Sri Lanka on the night of Monday, April 25. As per the reporters , The two girls were in the Wellawatte area around 7.30 p.m. on Monday attending a party at a hotel along the beach, when they decided to cross the railway while headphone are on. Investigations says they may not have heard of the train sound due to headphone`s music. The two girls were killed on the spot. Their bodies were placed at the Colombo South Teaching Hospital.

Running with Headphones - be careful - sad story of two school friends died in Sri Lanka while crossing the railway


Imeshi Perera, who is one of the victims in the tragic accident, posted a picture on social media about  two years ago ( in 2014) saying “I feast what I conquer. And I might get knocked down.” Ironically, in the picture she poses on a rail-track, on a similar place where she would lose her life two years later…

Below is the CCTV footage of the incident were recorded.


So please take care of your self and think twice before you wear headphones next time. Also be kind to share this with your friends and family to make others aware too.


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