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Selfie craze turns disastrous again, two women tourists die in Odisha's Rayagada district

The incident took place when the two, part of a team of nine women tourists from Vishakapatnam, were visiting the suspension bridge built over river Nagabali.

Reported by: PTI, Koraput (Odisha) [ Updated: October 27, 2017 13:05 IST ]
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The craze for selfie claimed the lives of two women tourists on Thursday in Odisha's Rayagada district as they drowned in a river while attempting it, police said.

The duo hailed from Andhra Pradesh and were drowned in Nagabali River.

The deceased have been identified as E Jyoti (27) of Vishakapatnam and S Sredevi (23) of Vizianagaram, they said.

The incident took place when the two, part of a team of nine women tourists from Vishakapatnam, were visiting the suspension bridge built over river Nagabali situated on the outskirts of Rayagada town.

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