A 14-year old schoolboy, who was trying to take a selfie on his cellphone atop a stationary train wagon, was electrocuted and died a few hours later on the evening of Friday, November 3rd, 2015. Continue reading “Schoolboy electrocuted while taking selfie on top of a train”
On Sunday, November 1st 2015, two college students, Askshay Joshi (22) and Pratik Bhatt (20), drowned in the Narmada canal near Kothariya village of Wadhvan taluka in Surendranagar, India, while trying to take selfies on their mobile phones with the canal water in the background. Continue reading “Two engineering students drown in canal in India after taking selfies”
On Monday, September 28th, 2015, Indian engineering studtent Prakash had gone to Koli hills, about 65 km from Namakkal, India, with his six hostel mates and also bathed in the falls, they said. Continue reading “Attempt to take selfie turns fatal for Indian engineering student”
A Japanese tourist has died after allegedly slipping down the stairs at India’s famous Taj Mahal monument in September 2015. Continue reading “Japanese tourist falls from stairs while taking a selfie at Taj Mahal”
A group of 10 youths had gone for a picnic near Mangrul lake in Kuhi Taluka, India, on March 22nd, 2015.
Seven of them got onto a local boat in the lake to take their pictures. As they were taking selfies while standing on one side of the boat, it tilted and they fell into the water and drowned, Nagpur rural police said. Continue reading “Seven young people drown after falling from boat”
On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015, A 24-year-old Israeli backpacker died in India after falling out of a moving train. He was trying to take a selfie on the train from Mumbai to Goa when he plunged to his death. Continue reading “Backpacker falls from train while taking a selfie”
AGRA: Attempts to click “eye-catching pictures” to upload them on social networking sites cost three college going friends from New Delhi, Moradabad and Faridabad, India, their lives on Monday, January 26th of 2015, when they were run over by the speeding train. Continue reading “Selfie in front of running train kills three college-goers”
A 14-year-old boy who had sustained serious burn injuries while attempting a selfie from the top of a stationary train died on Monday, August 11th of 2014. Continue reading “14 year old boy electrocuted on top of train”
A 15-year-old, identified as Edwin, son of Chiyyaram Pulikkottil Vincent, was instantly killed by a speeding train while posing for a selfie on the track on Wednesday, May 22nd of 2014 in Kerala, India.