Man (25) falls off Kodaikanal cliff in India while taking selfie

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A man fell off a cliff in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India, as he lost balance while trying to take a selfie with his cellphone on Monday, April 26, 2016.

He has been identified as Karthick, 25 years old. Police said Karthick went to Kodaikanal with his friends on Monday morning.

The accident happened at Dolphin Nose near Vattakanal village, situated eight kilometers from the Kodaikanal Lake.

Reportedly, Karthick and his friends were under the influence of alcohol. He fell several hundred feet down to a wooded area.

On being alerted by other tourists, police reached the spot. However, they could not immediately start search operations as night had fallen.

Source: Times of India

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