An attempt to click a selfie resulted in the death of a 22-year-old college student near Kolukhet on Dehradun-Mussoorie road last week.

The 22-year-old college student has been identified as Muneer Ahmed who was studying BCom in a private college in Dehradun. Muneer had visited Mussoorie for a day with his friend. While they were on their way back, Ahmed and his friend decided to take a selfie.

It is believed that Ahmed fell to his death while trying to click pictures with his phone. It took authorities two hours to find his body.

Selfie-death is a common occurrence in India which is now prompting authorities to set up signs at sensitive locations.

First Published | 6 February 2017 12:12 PM
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