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Selfie craze proves fatal ; 2 youngsters slip to death in Alekan Waterfalls

Selfie craze proves fatal ; 2 youngsters slip to death in Alekan Waterfalls

Mangalore Today News Network

 Chikkamagaluru, July 19, 2016 :  The selfie craze among youngsters has  already proved fatal on many earlier occasions. In  yet an addition to this, two youngsters lost their lives  when they slipped and fell into the Alekan water falls in Charmady Ghat while trying to take a selfie on July 18, Monday.

 Alekan Waterfalls

The deceased are   Hanumanthappa (34) and Nagabhushan (38) from Chitradurga district. The two along with three others namely Honnesh, Nagesh and Basavaraj  had been to  the waterfalls after visiting Subrahmanya, Dharmasthala and other places.

A youth from Moodigere had lost his life at the same spot a few months ago in a similar incident, while another youth was injured in an  incident reported two months ago.

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Bipin D’souza, Nanjangud Tue, July-19-2016, 1:38
Beware of where you are before taking Selfie. May your eternal soul rest in peace.
Manohar D Hejamady, Surathakal Tue, July-19-2016, 1:35
Evert hing has two faces that is good as well as bad. There should be limitation for everything. This accident is due to the carelessness and being foolish about clicking photo. RIP to the deceased
Damini S, Panambur Tue, July-19-2016, 12:58
Mishap due to Selfie is going on at large. We have question our self Is Selfie vital than life ? Think twice before choosing spot for selfie.
Nithin Kumar, Mangalore Tue, July-19-2016, 12:54
sometimes we go crazy when we are on outing with the friends and forget where we are? Taking selfie to impress whom and see what happened ?
Arun kumar, padubidre Tue, July-19-2016, 12:45
The youths unnecessarily risk their life and die. RIP
Nikhil, banagalore Tue, July-19-2016, 12:26
Recently so many have lost life because of the selfie but sill we never learn from it .
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