Killer selfies: Mumbai police identify 16 'dangerous' spots

Last Updated: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 10:52 hrs

Mumbai: The Mumbai police has identified 16 spots across the megapolis which are "dangerous for clicking pictures", a senior police official said today.

The move comes in wake of several deaths here while clicking selfies, he said.

According the official, these spots include popular sea-fronts like Bandra Bandstand, Marine Drive and Juhu Chowpatty.

Last month, police had initiated process of identifying and marking certain spots in the city as 'No Selfie Zones' in a bid to discourage people from putting themselves at risk while taking selfies.

In January, three girls - identified as Tarannum Ansari (18), her friends Anjum Khan (19) and Masturi Wasim Ali Khan (19) - were clicking selfies standing on a rock jutting out of sea near a fort during which they lost balance and fell.

A local youth, Ramesh Walunju, had jumped into sea to save the girls, but could save two of them. Walunju, however, drowned during the rescue process.

Police had said Tarannum's body remained untraced.



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