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Russia became one of leaders in deadly selfies


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Experts have conducted a research and have found out in what countries people most often die in attempt to take an unusual selfie. Results have published in the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care magazine. Authors claim that during photography on the front-facing camera in the world from October, 2011 to November, 2017 259 people have died. On the first place by quantity of death there was India. In six years in this territory have recorded 159 accidents. On the second line of rating Russia was located. Here because of a selfie there were 16 death. Closes top three of the USA – desire to make a beautiful photo has killed 14 people here. At the same time experts have made statistics according to which, seven of ten dead – men are younger than 30 years, it while women take a selfie more often. This results from the fact that guys are more inclined to risk therefore they aren't afraid to take pictures on the edge of the rock or on a skyscraper roof. Among the most common causes of death there are a drowning, collision with transport and falling from height. Because of similar incidents authors of article have urged to organize places which would forbid a selfie in all tourist zones where there is a potential danger: at reservoirs, mountain tops and high-rise buildings. Photo: Google.Images to Share: death research danger of a seelfa

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