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21-year-old woman falls to her death from bridge while trying to shoot perfect selfie

By Mason White 2:59 PM July 6, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A young woman is dead after falling from a bridge while trying to shoot the perfect selfie, police in Russia said.

Moscow police said that the 21-year-old woman who graduated from the State University of Tourism and Services Studies, wanted to make a selfie in front of one of the famous sights in the financial district.

The incident occurred on Saturday night outside the Moscow International Business Center. According to the police investigation, she was taking a selfie with her friends on the bridge, but could not hold on.

She fell from the bridge and onto the ground below.

One of her friends said that the fence was broken, and when she leaned on it to take a picture, it gave away and she fell down.

Police urged youngsters to think about their safety when taking selfies.