Man falls into sea while taking selfie

By Special Correspondent

A 35-year-old man lost his life after he slipped and fell into the sea from atop a cliff at Azhimala while attempting to take a selfie, the Vizhinjam coastal police said.

The deceased was identified as Jayan, 35, Valiyakunnumpurath House, Thiruvallam.

Mr. Jayan, accompanied by three other men, was on a visit to the scenic location near the Azhimala Siva temple after attending the engagement of a friend. The mishap occurred around 1 p.m. while they were posing for a selfie, according to the police.

Mr. Jayan's body was recovered in a joint effort by the coastal police, coastal wardens and the fire and rescue service by 2 p.m.

Mr. Jayan is unmarried.

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