Rayagada: Taking selfie costed a youth his life as he fell from a bridge into river while doing so and drowned in Odisha’s Rayagada district today. The deceased has been identified as Ganga Raju of T. Gangaraju of Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh.
According to reports, Raju had come to Maa Majhighariani temple in the district along with his friends this morning. While taking selfies with his mobile phone on a hanging bridge over Nagavali river, he slipped and fell into the water body.
On being informed, Fire personnel reached the spot and recovered the lifeless body from the river.