Man falls to death taking selfie at Taj Mahal

A man died at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India after attempting to take a selfie at the famous landmark.

Man falls to death taking selfie at Taj Mahal

A man attempting to take a selfie at the Taj Mahal fell to his death.

The tragedy took place at one of the world's most famous landmarks, where Hideto Ueda, 66, was trying to snap a photo at the mausoleum's Royal Gate when he and a friend both fell.

The man was later pronounced dead at a hospital, while the friend had a lucky escape with a leg fracture, according to the BBC.

Police spokesperson Sushant Gaur revealed: "He was rushed in an ambulance to the hospital but he could not be revived.

"Postmortem was carried out and the cause of death is heart attack. We have duly informed the Japanese Embassy about the unfortunate incident."

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