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Selfie Video Yet Again Causes An Unfortunate Drowning Of 8 On A Boat!

न्यूज़ वर्ल्ड इंडिया | 0
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| July 10 , 2017 , 19:22 IST

A boat in river Vena near Nagpur was capsized with 8 young students and 2 boatmen while they were shooting a selfie video and enjoying a picnic tour.

The group of friends was celebrating a birthday of one of the members present on the boat and had gone Facebook Live just seconds before their boat capsized.

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The two boatmen and one student were rescued safely from the spot while 3 dead bodies were also evacuated. The police suspects of the boat turning upside down when they men were busy taking selfies and videos. The boat lost balance due to constant jumping by the men, reportedly between the age of 20 to 25, in a jest to take selfies from a certain angle and to capture a certain view.

'The youngsters came yesterday to enjoy a boat ride. We are looking for seven people', said police officer Suresh Bhoyat this morning.

An eyewitness called the police and a local driver helped them to reach the dam.

The team of National Disaster Response Force and firemen have been called for the rescue effort, which resumed early this morning.