Lots of people in India have had accidents while taking a selfie but this is the latest in the series
A young teenage boy in India has accidentally shot himself in the head while taking a selfie with his father’s gun.
The police said in a statement that the 15 year old Ramandeep Singh was taken to hospital at Pathankot Punjab state following the shooting incident.
In a series of accidents happening during taking selfies people have been attempting.
Deputy police superintendent Manoj Jumar said in a statement it happened when the 15 year old shool boy was playing at home with the licensed revolver, which is normally kept in the father’s wardrobe.
The boy’s father said in a statement that his son was trying to take a selfie with the gun while accidently shooting it off into his head.
We blame the father for not keeping his loaded gun under lock and key at their home yet to allow a 15 year old boy to handle it without any training.
The people have been warned about dangerous selfie spots in Mumbai
In a police statement it was said that the 15 year old boy was expected to survive the gun shot, however The Indian Express has reported that he later succumbed to his injuries.
In January, police in the western City of Mumbai India moved to crack down on the dangerous selfies areas in Mumbai after a man drowned trying to save a girl who fell into the sea while trying to snap a selfie.
The Mumbai Police department has identified 16 dangerous selfie spots in the western city and asked the local council to put up warning signs and deploy lifeguards.
As well in January, a 20 year old fell to his death while taking a selfie from on top of the Reasi fort in Jammu and Kashmir.
In February, a young teenager was run over and killed while they waited in front of an oncoming train to take a selfie in the southern city of Chennai.
According to the Hindustan Times a man in April was seriously injured by a chained elephant while trying to take a selfie at a festival in Kerala.