Teens set themselves on fire and jump from bridge into water to get likes on social media sitesBy Mason White 4:00 AM September 15, 2016
|Burning teen jumps from bridge|
By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A group of teenagers in Russia, put their lives at risk in order to get a lot of likes on social media websites, according to a video that was uploaded to the Internet.
The teens of Penza, recorded themselves standing on a bridge and setting themselves on fire before jumping off into the water below.
Police said that one of the teens was arrested, and he faces charges of reckless endangerment. One video shows a teenager pouring flammable liquid on his friend before setting him on fire.
As the flames quickly engulf the boy, he jumped from the bridge into the water below.
The second video, which was recorded from the ground, shows two burning boys jumping from the same bridge to the delight of their friends below.
The two boys can then be seen swimming in the water. Luckily, the boys did not suffer any injuries from the stunt.
One of the boys said that he was not looking to get high by the stunt, and he just wanted to get attention on social media sites by getting a lot of likes.