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2 tourists fell to their death in Portugal after apparently trying to take a selfie at the top of a 130-foot wall

11 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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A couple fell to their deaths in a coastal town in Portugal after allegedly losing their balance when taking a selfie.
Their bodies were discovered on Tuesday morning on the Praia dos Pescadores near Ericeira.
"Since we found a mobile phone on the wall, everything suggests the victims might have been taking a selfie when they allowed the phone to fall, leaned over to grab it and fell," a rescue service chief said.
It is the latest in a long series of selfie-related deaths.
A couple who are believed to be from Britain and Australia have fallen to their deaths in a...
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Two Australian tourists attempt ‘selfies', fall to death on Portugal's beach

Two Australian tourists attempt ‘selfies', fall to death on Portugal's beach

11 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Two Australians have died after attempting to click a selfie and falling off a cliff in a beach in Portugal.
The regional media reports have stated that a 30-year-old woman and 40-year-old man had fallen down the cliff at Pescadores Beach in Ericeira that is a drop of at least 30 metres to the ground below.
The National Maritime Authority told Portuguese news agency that the Australian couple appeared as if they were taking photographs prior to their fatal fall.
The captain of the port of Cascais that is a place based about 30 kilometres west of Lisbon mentioned that this couple had lost...
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