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Teenager drowns while taking selfie and his friend dies while trying to save him

By Mason White 2:33 PM February 14, 2016
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By: Tanya Malhotra
Two teenagers of India, lost their lives in a tragic accident.

One student of Nashik, died after falling into the water while taking a selfie, and his friend died while trying to save him.

Wadivarhe police officer Manohar Patil said that 10 university students were out for a picnic when 18-year-old Jagannath Chulbhar decided to take a selfie.

He was standing on a rock before losing his balance and falling into the river. His friend Ajinkya Bhausaheb Gaikar, 18, jumped into the water in an attempt to save him, but he also drowned, said Officer Patil.

Their bodies were recovered with the help of fishermen. The bodies were taken to the Nashik Civil Hospital for autopsies.