A study last year by researchers from the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences said 259 people across the world had died while taking selfies between 2011 and 2017. Photo: EPA

Three Indian teens crushed by train while taking selfies, highlighting risks of social media obsession

  • Experts warn youngsters obsessed with social media are going to extreme lengths to post selfies seen as daring and risky
  • The highest number of incidents and selfie deaths occur in India, followed by Russia, United States and Pakistan
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A study last year by researchers from the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences said 259 people across the world had died while taking selfies between 2011 and 2017. Photo: EPA
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