Hyderabad, July 12, 2019:
The wildly popular app TikTok has struck has struck again! In the latest TikTok tragedy, two men who were taking bath in a lake and recording a video of it on the mobile app TikTok on the outskirts of Hyderabad, were overcome by the thrill of the shoot and one of them was so carried away that he did not even realize that he was in danger zone of the lake and reportedly drowned.
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The deceased has been identified as 24-year old Narasimhalu. The youth drowned after he ventured deep into the lake even as his cousin was recording a video of their bathing on Tuesday evening, police said.
Unfortunately, the man, who did not know swim, was so engrossed in the shoot that he did not realize that he had ventured into the deep end of the lake.
Somewhat chillingly, the video shot before the incident went viral on Thursday, showing the two men splashing water and dancing.
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