couple slammed for 'dangerous' photo shoot outside train

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couple slammed for 'dangerous' photo shoot outside train

Post by David Benton » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:37 pm

"A glamorous travel blogging couple have been slammed for dangling precariously out of a moving train in Sri Lanka for an Instagram photo.

Influencers Raquel and Miguel, from Portugal, posted the daring shot to their 200,000 followers on the social media site — and fans are calling the act “irresponsible.”"https://www.foxnews.com/travel/instagra ... ving-train.
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Re: couple slammed for 'dangerous' photo shoot outside train

Post by johnthefireman » Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:47 am

Idiots. I feel for any of the train crew who looked out at that moment and saw two of their passengers dangling over a ravine - a heart-stopping moment for those who are responsible for passenger safety. That in itself could have caused the driver to make an emergency brake application which, even at slow speed, could have shaken them loose causing them to fall to their deaths.

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Re: couple slammed for 'dangerous' photo shoot outside train

Post by george matthews » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:41 am

I feel no sympathy for those people at all. It may well be that the train was slow but it would have been all too easy for the person outside to fall off, perhaps after a jolt of the carriage. There is a reason for safety regulations, and there is a reason why people caught doing that sort of thing tend to be arrested and at least fined.

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Re: couple slammed for 'dangerous' photo shoot outside train

Post by David Benton » Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:16 am

Moderators note :Comments on the merits or otherwise of various media outlets have been deleted , thanks for the report.
The only real reason to discuss the various media outlets is if the facts in the article have a questionable source, in this case they are not. We pretty much all know each others views on the politics of it all , no sense in going over it all again.
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