A Man Falls Into A Lake While Playing Pokemon Go

Did he find a Squirtle there?

13/07/2016 8:33 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:27 AM IST

Pokemon Go is the latest rage all over the world. Everyone is talking about it and a lot of players are joining in every day to play the game. But while playing the game a lot of bizarre stories have taken place. In the latest incident, a man fell into the lake while trying to catch a Pokemon.

One player in Brooklyn was trying to catch a Ratata and he fell into the lake while he was in process. He even shot a YouTube video describing the incident of his fall. The player didn't realise that there was water around the place where the Pokemon was placed and he took a plunge. (There was not Squirtle too!).

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Many accidents have taken place with players playing the game. A girl found a dead body near the river a few days ago. A skater injured himself while trying to reach a Pokestop. Even cars are bumping into each other because drivers are playing the game while on the move. The makers of the game and the highway authority in the US have issued warnings.

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The Internet also raving about a soldier yesterday who took a break fighting ISIS to play Pokemon. Louis Park who is an American soldier deployed in Iraq posted a picture of him catching the Squirtle. He was even surprised that there were Pokemon in Iraq.

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While the game is yet to arrive in India a lot of Android users are downloading the APK to play the game. So much so that India is ranked 4th in terms of the number of downloads. Players are spending more time playing Pokemon go than they do on the social networks and messaging apps. At an average 43 minutes per day, it has topped the usage of WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook Messenger.

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