Month: February 2016

Selfie Proves Dangerous to Indian Teen

posta-un-selfie-su-facebook-e-un-minuto-dopo-muore-in-un-incidente-d-auto-600x300An Indian teenager died accidentally while clicking a selfie with a handgun. Ramandeep Singh, a teenager of 15 years from Pathankot, Punjab while posing for a selfie with a handgun, pulled the trigger and shot himself accidentally in the head. He was rushed to the hospital in a nearby city but was succumbed to his head injuries. The selfie proved fatal to his life and he was declared dead. Police are continuing with the investigations and it has been found that the gun the victim used belonged to his father. No foul play was suspected.

dnews-files-2015-09-selfie-shark-250x250India continues to lead the world in number of tragedies as a result of selfies. Several countries all around the world have declared zones where people are prohibited from clicking selfies. Similarly in a tragic accident at Nagpur in March of last year, India seven teenagers drowned and lost their life, while clicking selfie in a boat, which led to the capsizing of the boat. 19 out of the 49 selfie caused deaths around the world are from India. This has led several cities in India imposing restrictions for taking selfies in urban areas.

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