DEHRADUN: A 22-year-old college student fell 50 feet down a ravine to his death while taking a selfie near Kolukhet on Dehradun-Mussoorie road last week.
Muneer Ahmed, a first-year BCom student at a private university in Dehradun was on his way back from a day-long trip to Mussoorie with a friend.
They reached near Kolukhet to click photos against the picturesque background. When Ahmed fell, his friend Mandeep called local residents for help, but the student could not be saved.
“The rescue operation lasted for over two hours. Ahmed had sustained injuries on his head and died on the spot.” said B D Juyal, in charge, Mussoorie police station.
It is worth to be mentioned that the number of selfie-related deaths is rising in Uttarakhand.