Kumta 6 August 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) A man slipped into the into the waters of Arabian sea while allegedly clicking selfies from a cliff at Vanalli beach of Kumta here on August 5.
The victim has been identified as Anand Narayan Moger (30), a resident of Kumta.
According to the sources, Anand along with his friends had come to the beach to have fun but as his fate had in store for him, he slipped off the cliff while clicking selfies and soon disappeared in the waters.
Locals and police officials rushed to the spot as soon as the news went viral and launched a search operation for Anand but were unable to trace him till Monday evening as the search operation continued.
A case has been registered at Kumta police station.
This is not the first of its kind incident that has happened as several similar incidents have been reported from across the country where people have slipped into water and died while clicking selfies especially the tourist who experience being at the oceans for the first time, Bhatkallys.com calls on its readers to be careful and avoid precarious activities like clicking selfies at the cliffs of beaches and oceans, certainly one cannot risk his/her life for a good click, life is too precious for such irresponsible attitude.
(Bhatkallys News Bureau/ Fristen Dias)