Death by Selfies
By: Fernando Diaz
More people died taking selfies in India last year than anywhere else in the world.
Yes, you read right more people died taking selfies in India in 2015 than anywhere else in the world. Last year in 2015 there was 27 selfie linked deaths and most of them happened in India. Indians taking selfies died while posing in front of an incoming train, In a boat that tipped over, on a cliff that gave away, and on the edge of a river canal. Police in Mumbai ( a city in India ) have identified 15 places around the city as no selfie zones after two people drowned in the Arabian Sea. There are now new spots where police are saying that taking a selfie can be dangerous like popular tourist sites like the marine drive promenade, girgaum Chowpatty beach, bandra bandstand, and a few more places.
Indian Prime Minister
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a selfie with Indian students in France in April 2015
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