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.
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.