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Man Asks Friend To Take Photo Of Him Swimming In A Lake, Drowns

"He knew how to swim, but after jumping into the water he accidentally drowned."

03/08/2016 9:36 AM IST | Updated 03/08/2016 9:44 AM IST
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HYDERABAD -- A 25-year-old man drowned in a lake in Nizamabad district of Telangana after asking his friend to take pictures and shoot video of him jumping in and swimming.

L Srinivas, the victim, was in high spirits, having taken examination for the post of constable in the excise department on Sunday, and went swimming in a lake under the Banswada rural police station limits yesterday, police said.

He asked his friend Gopal to shoot his pictures and video while jumping and swimming.

"He knew how to swim, but after jumping into the water he accidentally drowned," said a police official.

The body was fished out yesterday. Further probe is on.

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