Police in the Indian city of Mumbai have identified 15 places where taking selfies "can be dangerous".
The places include the iconic sea-facing Marine Drive promenade and the popular Girgaum Chowpatty beach, both major tourist attractions. The decision was taken after an year-old girl drowned in the sea while taking a selfie layd week.
Last year, authorities imposed a "no selfie zone" at a Hindu festival due to fears they could cause stampedes. s saying "no selfie zone" can be seen around the two festival sites in the city, which is the capital of Maharashtra state. The municipality may deploy life guards and install warning s," Marure Kulkarni said.
The police warning follows Saturday's incident when three girls trying to take a selfie near the sea american ebberston at state tonight the Bandra area fell into the water. A passerby, year-old Ramesh Walanju, jumped in and helped save the other two girls but was washed away by the choppy waters and his body was found floating in a nearby creek on Monday, AFP said.
In September a Japanese tourist died after allegedly slipping down the stairs while taking a selfie at the Taj Mahal monument in Agra.
Last year, the Russian government reportedly launched a campaign to make young people think twice before snapping selfies in risky situations. In May, a year-old woman survived accidentally shooting herself in the head while posing for a selfie with a gun in Moscow. There lonely married women want sexy chat also been several cases of children being electrocuted while taking selfies on top of railway carriages in Russia.
In August, a man in Spain was gored to death by a bull while taking a selfie at the annual bull running festival in the town of Villaseca de la Sagra. One of them mautre and her body is yet to be recovered.
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