VIDEO: Selfies have killed more people than sharks this year

Fan of taking selfies? Well you better be careful.

Getting the perfect selfie could be more dangerous than you think, with a new study showing there has been more deaths this year from selfies than there has been from shark attacks.

The death toll for selfie related deaths is currently 12 people while the number of deaths from shark attacks stands at eight people.

So next time, think before you selfie!


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