Shocking Moment Man Fell From Waterfall While Trying To Take Selfie

A man narrowly escaped death after plunging 50 feet down a waterfall while trying to take a selfie.

A viral video has shown the shocking moment the man plunged 50 feet down a jagged waterfall after losing his footing while trying to take a selfie.

Daily Mail UK reports that the young man broke his pelvis in the terrifying plunge on Saturday and is recovering in hospital.

He had been visiting his friends at the waterfall in the Gariaband District in northern India.

After getting to the top of the picturesque natural feature, he decided to take a photo.

But he slipped on the wet stone before crashing over the lip of the falls and plunging down onto the rocks below.

He only narrowly avoided seriously injuring another man standing at the bottom of the waterfall.

Local police have urged people to avoid taking life-threatening selfies.

Watch the video below:

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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