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Indian Couple Fall To Their Death While Taking Selfie (Photo)

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An Indian couple who fell to their deaths in California’s Yosemite National Park were apparently taking a selfie, AFP reports.

Vishnu Viswanath, 29 and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, died last week after falling from Taft Point a popular overlook at the park that does not have a railing and their bodies were recovered by park rangers on Thursday.

Viswanath’s brother told local media in India that he believes the couple were taking a selfie when the tragedy happened.

The pair, who lived in the United States, were travel enthusiasts and had a blog called:

''Holidays and HappilyEverAfters” that chronicled their adventures.

In a recent Instagram post, Moorthy posted a photo of her sitting on the edge of the Grand Canyon and reflected about the “daredevilry” of taking pictures from dangerous locations.

“Is our life worth just one photo?” she wrote.

Authorities said park officials were investigating the deaths and the probe could take several days.

The couple fell almost 800 feet (245 meters) in an area surrounded by steep terrain and rescuers had to use a helicopter to recover the bodies.

Some 259 people have died worldwide in recent years while taking selfies, according to a study published earlier this month in the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care.

Most of the deaths took place in India where 159 selfie deaths have been reported since 2011, the study said.
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16 Comments Nigeria News
Nwoguemmanuel77• 2 days ago
Ok
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olakunle031009• 2 weeks ago
Oga oh
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olakunle031009• 2 weeks ago
Oga oh
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olakunle031009• 2 weeks ago
Oga oh
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tobyatomatiga• 3 weeks ago
This is lovely
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LuCkYbOi• 4 weeks ago
Life is vanity
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Jedz• a month ago
"Is our life's really worth just one picture"
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Lafeeze53• a month ago
yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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Lafeeze53• a month ago
indeed
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RemiNNP• a month ago
They are mad
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Olite1996• a month ago
people from the village abi
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AdetolaAkomolafe• a month ago
Ise ki paa yan....ayoo lo ma n paa yan.....wen dey don belle full..may dere soul rest in peace...
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Sorbari• a month ago
Poor couples
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Lurdharry• a month ago
Death is real
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innkayobami• a month ago
What an extreme measure
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Abidoun• a month ago
Useless life
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