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Indian teenager dies while shooting selfie with loaded gun

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NEW DELHI (AP) -- Police in northern India say a teenager has died after accidentally shooting himself while posing for a selfie with a loaded handgun held to his head.

Police say 15-year-old Ramandeep Singh pulled the trigger while taking the picture with his smartphone.

Police say the teen died in a hospital late Sunday. The handgun belonged to his father.

India has the highest number of people who have died while taking photos of themselves, with 19 of the world's 49 recorded selfie-linked deaths since 2014.

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