A schoolboy died on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, after a fall allegedly while taking a selfie at the zoo in Hyderabad, India.
16-year-old Manjeet Chowdhary, who had completed his Class 10 exams the day before, was visiting the zoo with his older sister and brother-in-law.
Manjeet and his family were near the butterfly park when he climbed a rock fountain almost three times his height, apparently to take a selfie from the top.
The police said he slipped and fell in the water and possibly hit his head on a rock.
Manjeet was unconscious when he was taken to the hospital. He suffered external and internal injuries and was declared dead at the Osmania hospital.
Zoo authorities have denied that the teen was electrocuted by a live wire. The police filed a case of “suspicious death”.