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Russian Woman Accidentally Shoots Herself While Posing For A Selfie

Published on 23 May, 2015 at 5:43 pm By

In a bizarre incident, a young Russian woman accidentally shot herself in the head with a pistol while posing for a selfie, reports Hindustan Times.

The 21-year-old found a 9mm handgun left behind by a security guard at her Moscow office and decided to pose for a photograph holding it. While taking a selfie with one hand, she accidentally pressed the gun’s trigger, shooting herself in the temple at close range.

The victim was in a “serious condition” on Friday. Police are investigating how the woman, who was an office worker, got hold of the gun.


US investigators in February said a pilot’s repeated snapping of selfie photos caused a small plane to crash, killing both people on board.



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