On Monday, 14th of January 2019, two boys were hit by a train and died, when they were taking selfies on the track near Kochi, India.Continue reading “Boys die after being hit by train while taking selfie”
On Sunday, January 6th, 2018, a couple was taking a selfie at Secret Beach, a beach west of Rio de Janeiro, when they were swept away by a wave and drowned in the sea.Continue reading “Couple drowns after taking selfie at beach near Rio de Janeiro”
On Friday, January 4, 2019, an Indian man tried to take a selfie at Cliffs of Moher, Ireland, when he lost his footing and fell to his death.Continue reading “Man falls from cliffs while taking selfie”
On Sunday, December 30th, a student lost his life when he tried to take a selfie and fell into the Bhimkund water reservoir, a tourist attraction in Madhya Pradesh, India. Continue reading “Teenager falls into river while taking selfie, drowns”
The victims were identified as Bhargav, Chandra and Surya, engineering students from Borabanda, a suburb of Hyderabad. Two of them were brothers. Reportedly, they told their parents that they would go to the Kothwalguda quarry, where they fell into a pit.
Source: Sakshi Post
In early December 2018, a 20 year old woman fell from a Ferris wheel in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, India, when she tried to take a selfie.
Researches from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, have conducted a study on selfie deaths.
They examined 259 deaths which occurred in 137 incidents between October 2011 and November 2017. Continue reading “Study examines 259 selfie deaths in 137 incidents”
Must read: snopes, the well-known fact-checking website, investigated the claim that selfies killed more people than shark attacks in 2015.
On Monday, 12th November 2018, 18 year old Tristen Bailey fell from Margaret McDermott Bridge on I-30 West in Texas.Continue reading “Texas teen falls 50 feet from a bridge attempting a selfie”
On Sunday, November 11, 2018, a German tourist lost her balance when trying to take a selfie at the scenic World’s End cliff in Sri Lanka, and fell to her death. Continue reading “Selfie-taking German tourist falls from World’s End in Sri Lanka”