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Man drowned while shooting TikTok video in Hyderabad

By Rajan Nath -- July 12, 2019 11:07 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Hyderabad: A 24-year-old man drowned in a pond near Petbasheerabad village area while shooting the video for social media application TikTok. The incident took place when two cousins were bathing in a pond while shooting for the TikTok video. The cousins have been identified as Prashant and Narasimhulu, who were making TikTok video while bathing in a pond.

The police reached the spot and recovered the body after receiving the information. Meanwhile, the police have registered a case. Also, the police officer advised the youth not to involve in any of the dangerous acts in term of shooting these kinds of videos. Furthermore, the police have sent the body for the post-mortem report.

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Likewise, there have been several other incidents, where people have died while shooting for the TikTok video. Though TikTok was banned and removed from the Google Play Store, the continuous chant from the people to lift the ban resulted in the authority taking back their decision.

-PTC News