25 Disastrous Deaths Caused By Taking Selfies

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In this generation, we lived with a digital and social life. When you try to browse your social media account, you will see countless selfies and stories of what people are busy doing within the day. Little did we know that taking selfies might be a reason of a person’s death. I have here a list of people who brought selfie to new heights and risked their lives just to get the picture-perfect selfie they ever wanted.

1. Oscar Reyes

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Way back in the year 2015, there is a trend known as #selfieolympics where everyone was encouraged to take the most astounding or dangerous selfie they could have. The game became so popular that Oscar Reyes participated by climbing to the top of the door where he fell. He was found unconscious in their home bathroom and passed away shortly because of blood loss.

2. Russian Men with Grenade

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How far would you go for a mind-blowing selfie? These two men risked their lives to get a perfect selfie with a grenade in the Ural Mountains of Russia. These men pulled the pin and clicked the camera without realizing their bodies will be blown into pieces. Of course, they died in an instant after the bomb exploded and the photographic evidence confirmed the shocking reason behind the explosion. A selfie.

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3. Turkish Teenagers

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Five teenagers from Turkey wanted to achieve a startling selfie with a plane landing as their background. They lined and lied down on the road near the airport where they are drinking. It was dark and a man driving a truck did not see them and run over the teenagers. Three of them immediately run, but the remaining did not make it and died. After the misfortune, disturbing selfies of the survivors spread with their dead friends nearby them.

4. Xenia Ignatyeva

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She’s turning 18 in months, but it did not happen as a remarkable selfie took her life. In a rail bridge in Krasnogvardeysky, near Saint Petersburg, Russia, Xenia was starting to learn photography and thought of having a picture perfect shot of the bridge. Xenia asked her friend to accompany her as she climbed the bridge alone. She lost her footing and fallen 30 feet below. She grabbed an electrical cable to get a hold which electrocuted her before hitting anything below.

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5. Andrey Retrovsky

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Andrey Retrovsky is a 17-year-old risk-taker who loves taking death-defying selfies. He had a compilation of photos in frightening positions hanging on the sides of the buildings. This time, he hung himself from a top of a nine-story building with a rope trying to capture a selfie that would look like he is falling. He faced his death when the rope snapped, and he falls.

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