Youth falls in gorge while taking selfie in Jammu

A youth had a narrow escape when he fell into a 50-feet deep gorge while taking a selfie with his mobile phone in Reasi district here, police said today.

Published: 06th June 2016 02:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th June 2016 03:18 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JAMMU: A youth had a narrow escape when he fell into a 50-feet deep gorge while taking a selfie with his mobile phone in Reasi district here, police said today.     

Vinay Kumar, a resident of Rajouri district, fell into a gorge yesterday when he was trying to take a selfie near Sehad Baba in Reasi district, they said.    

The boy sustained minor injuries and was rescued by the locals with the help of police, a police officer said.      

"It is no less than a miracle that this boy survived after falling into a 50-feet deep gorge", the officer added.           

In January, a youth had died while trying to take a selfie atop a fort in Reasi district.  

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