No doubt selfie is in trend nowadays, especially among the youths, who share almost everything on social network. But it seems like people taking selfies are driven by the desire to take the best selfie and to stand out among their friends or relatives. People don’t care about the danger while taking the selfie, they just want to show their bravery or daring stunts. Here are the list of people who died while taking selfies.
17 year old girl plunged 30 feet to her death as she climbed on to a railway bridge17 year old girl wanted to take a selfie at night with railway line at the background. So she went with her friend, and decided that the top of the railway bridge in Krasnogvardeysky, in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg as the location to take selfie. She went up their on her own and her friend (also 17 year old girl) was waiting below. But the 17 year old girl lost her balance and hit the side of the bridge. When she fell, she tried to grab the high voltage cable and electrocuted herself before her body hit the concrete below. Report says her friend, who waited for her below, is said to have been paralysed by shock.
Romanian teen who burst into flames after accidentally touching the live wire while taking selfieIn 2015, 18 year old Romanian girl with her 17 year old friend, went to a railway station to take 'special selfie' that she wanted to post on facebook. 18 year old girl lay on the top of the train, as she was taking the selfie, she lifted one of her legs in the air and accidentally touches the live wire, an electrical field surrounding the overhead cables sent 27,000 volts zapping through her body, causing her to burst into flames. According to the reports, eyewitness said that she burnt into flames following a massive explosion. The charge which hit the 18 year old girl was so powerful that her 17 year old friend to be sent flying off the roof railway station. Both the girls was airlifted to the hospital. But the 18 year old girl died as her 50 percent of the body was burned. 17 year old girl was recurring in the hospital at that time. Hospital spokesperson said that although she did not touch the live wire but she came in to the contact with the electrical field, which was just as deadly.
Engineering student attempt to take selfie turns fatalEngineering student with his 6 hostel mate went to Kolli hills, Tamil Nadu. All of them took the bath in the fall and then they wear taking the selfies. The Engineering student decided to take the selfie on one of the small rock jutting out of the hillside. But suddenly rock cracked and gave way. He fell down about 60 feet and he suffered serious head injuries and died on the spot as per the police report.