An 18-year-old scholar in India has died after he unintentionally shot himself whereas posing with a loaded gun for a TikTok video.
Telangana At present reported that the sufferer, recognized as Keshav Kumar, was taking pictures a TikTok video the place he pretended to be a soldier with a gun as a weapon. In some way, the gun went off and Keshav was shot on the best aspect of his head. Docs declared him lifeless at a hospital in Bareilly.
Keshav, who’s from the Mudia Bhikampur village in Hafizganj, is the son of a military man. The report acknowledged that Keshav returned from college and requested his mother to permit him to make use of the gun for his TikTok video.
In line with Hindustan Instances, Keshav’s mom Savitri Devi initially didn’t wish to let him use the gun.
“I refused at first however when he insisted and stored pestering me, I relented and gave him the gun,” she stated to Hindustan Instances.
Savitri reportedly heard a gunshot when she was within the kitchen: “I ran and opened the door and located my son mendacity on the ground in a pool of blood.”
Police has revealed that the gun belonged to Savitri, who informed them she did not know the gun was loaded.
“Now we have been informed that the license of the pistol is within the title of Savitri Devi and that it was stored in a closet of their bed room,” stated Yogedra Kumar, circle officer of Nawabganj police station.
The heartbroken mom shared with Hindustan Instances that Keshav typically posted TikTok movies onto his Fb and Instagram accounts. He additionally commonly updates his profile pictures on his social media platforms.
TikTok is a well-liked social media platform utilized by greater than 200 million individuals each month, in keeping with a report by TechCrunch.