Selfie death: Two drown in river while clicking picture in Telangana

The desire to take a selfie led to the deaths of two engineering students who were drowned in Telangana`s Khammam district on Saturday

IANS| Last Updated: Nov 12, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

Hyderabad: The desire to take a selfie led to the deaths of two engineering students who were drowned in Telangana`s Khammam district on Saturday

The incident occurred in Nagarjuna Sagar canal in Khammam when a group of four students had gone there on outing, police said.

The survivors told police that their friends entered the canal to take a selfie but they lost balance due to strong currents and were washed away.

The deceased have been identified as Parmeswar Reddy, 21, and Nagarjuna, 20, both B.Tech students of a private college in Khammam district.