Stowaway injured after Qld train fall

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A teenage stowaway has been seriously injured after falling from a freight train in north Queensland.

The 18-year-old man was found beside the railway line at Sellheim, southwest of Townsville at about 3pm on Monday.

Police said the teen was not supposed to be on the train, which was travelling from Townsville to Charters Towers.

He was airlifted to Townsville Hospital with severe leg injuries.

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