Tamil Nadu: Attempt to take selfie turns fatal for engineering student

PTI
Published Sep 29, 2015, 8:46 pm IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 4:15 pm IST
Prakash had gone to Koli hills, about 65 km from here, with his six hostel mates
Prakash had gone to Koli hills, about 65 km from here, with his six hostel mates. (Photo: File)
 Prakash had gone to Koli hills, about 65 km from here, with his six hostel mates. (Photo: File)

Chennai: Trying to take selfie turned fatal for an engineering college student after he allegedly plunged 60 feet down and died when the rock on which he was standing cracked and gave way, police said.

Prakash had gone to Koli hills, about 65 km from here, with his six hostel mates on Monday and also bathed in the falls, they said.

 

“All of them took selfies. Prakash decided to take one on a small rock jutting out of the hillside. But it suddenly cracked and gave way after which he fell down about 60 feet, suffering serious head injuries and died on the spot,” police said.

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Location: Tamil Nadu




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