Selfies have been proved hazardous to health in recent times, after many accidents and subsequent cause of death. Every now and then we hear some fatal accident occurred just because an individual wanted to take that elusive perfect selfie. Now, Sri Lanka is coming down hard on this recent habit of people and taking selfies and it is no longer acceptable to Government especially where it might pose a death risk. The country’s railway authorities have announced that they will start arresting people who are found taking selfies on the railway tracks or in front of moving trains. This hard step comes in the wake of a recent death of a 12-year-old boy who died while taking selfies in the capital city of Colombo. The selfie craze has given rise to an alarming rate of deaths in the world. Giant flying turkey bigger than kangaroos once roamed Australia!Also Read - Viral Video: Elderly Woman Slips & Falls While Boarding Moving Train, Passengers Save Her | Watch

In the same week as the death of the 12-year-old-boy was reported a newlywed man in Colombo was hit by an oncoming train while he was trying to take a selfie with his wife while standing on the tracks. The man died whereas the wife is still in the intensive care unit. According to a railway spokesman mobile phones have accounted for most of the 28 deaths that have happened on Sri Lanka’s railways so far this year. Wijeya Samarasinghe, spokesman of Sri Lanka Railways said, “There are some who want to post videos and pictures of themselves in front of moving trains. Unfortunately, some are unable to get out of the way in time and get killed.” KFC Is Sending Zinger Chicken Sandwich Into Space! Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: Indian Railways Announces 3 More Special Trains From Sept 20 | Full List Here

In India, the highest frequency of selfie-related deaths is recorded. About 76 people died in India over a period of two years whose cause of death was selfie-related. According to a joint study from Carnegie Mellon University and Indraprastha Institute of Information Delhi this is the highest number of recorded deaths in the world. Also Read - RRC Recruitment 2021: Online Application Starts From This Date for 3093 Vacancies, Huge Chance for 10th Pass