The 15-year-old boy was rushed to the local hospital but died due to severe head injuries.He had accidentally shot himself with his father’s revolver while taking a gun selfie.

According to his family, he accidentally fired a shot with a .32 revolver that fatally injured him. The safety catch wasn’t in place.

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India had the dubious record of having the highest number of selfie deaths in the world in 2015. There have been a string of such incidents, with two people being killed while taking a selfie in front of railway tracks, and a man being gored by the elephant he was trying to take a photograph with.

In January, Mumbai Police identified 15 dangerous no-selfie zones across the city.