Monday, 10 July 2017

3 Dies, 5 Declared Missing In India While Taking Selfies And Videos


While taking selfies and videos for social media, three men reportedly die and five remain missing after their ship capsized in a river in central India.

According to the Police, the catastrophe occurred vis--vis speaking Sunday evening by now a group of 10 men, in the midst of 21 and 28 years, were out in symbol to a fishing boat upon the Vena river near the city of Nagpur.

The Area police chief, Chandrashekhar Bahadure, said the boatman rescued two men and three bodies were fished out Monday afternoon.

Police said the national calamity tribute force personnel and divers were assisting in the rescue but it was unlikely there would be survivors.

He said:

“During initial investigations, we found that the group was busy taking videos and selfies on the boat that is suspected to have caused the tragedy,”“Survivors say the boat lost balance and overturned when a number of men came to one side to pose for either selfies or videos.“The men had also posted a video on Facebook minutes before the boat tipped over,”

According to optional add-on research, India has had the highest number of selfie-joined deaths

A explore by Carnegie Mellon University found that also March 2014 and September 2016, 60 per cent of the 127 selfie deaths across the world, occurred in India.

Recall, In 2016, police in Mumbai created 16 no-selfie zones after a academic world student fell into the sea and drowned even if taking a photo of herself behind her phone. 

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