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Travellers and phone-camera need to note a new danger that has come to light. This new life-threatening has sprung up in the past few years and is now a part of life. It is also proving to be twice as as being killed by a shark. What is this new menace? Well, it is the selfie. Yes – love 'em or hate 'em, the desire to take a photo of yourself in front of a world-famous site or to strike a and pout with a friend has resulted in more in 2015 than shark attacks. It has been reported that so far this year, 12 people have died as a of trying to take a selfie. This compares to just six deaths due to shark attacks.

Selfie-related accidents can happen in all of circumstances. The website Wikipedia.com has detailed the deaths seen this year. They include two Russian men who were killed while taking a selfie with a hand ; three Indian students who were killed by an train while taking selfies on train tracks; and an American woman who fell to her death while taking a selfie with her boyfriend on a in South Africa. The death came month when a Japanese tourist died falling down the while trying to get a of himself at the Taj Mahal in India. There may be . A Russian government spokeswoman told reporters that in July, there were, "dozens of selfie-related deaths" in Russia alone.

 
 

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