Japanese tourist falls from stairs while taking a selfie at Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal (openstreetmap)

A Japanese tourist has died after allegedly slipping down the stairs at India’s famous Taj Mahal monument in September 2015.

An eyewitness told the press that the tourist fell while taking a selfie at the Taj Mahal’s Royal Gate.

Police said he lost consciousness immediately after the fall and succumbed to head injuries in hospital.

The Japanese tourist had been with three other people when the incident occurred. One of his colleagues fractured his leg, after both fell from the staircase of the monument in the afternoon, police said.

Source: BBC

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