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On camera, 20-year-old man falls from 30 ft while trying to climb Srinivasa Sagara dam wall in K’taka

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Bengaluru: In yet another tragic incident, a youth fell from 30 feet, seriously injuring himself while trying to climb the wall of the Srinivasa Sagar Dam in Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media platforms.

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A video shows the young man climbing the dam wall as water flows down. Many people are seen looking at the dangerous feat. Once he reaches a height of about 25 feet, he slips off and falls to the ground amid a collective gasp from those waiting nearby. The dam wall is about 50 feet high.

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A case has now been registered against the youngster for trying to scale the wall despite a warning from the district administration, asking him not to perform the risky feat.

Despite the instructions of the local administration to not climb the walls of the Srinivasa Sagara dam, the youth defied the orders and climbed the wall. The locals also objected the youth to climb the wall but he did not pay heed to their requests.

Meanwhile, police have registered a case against the youth for scaling the wall of the dam despite the restrictions. The local administration told that hefty fines will be imposed on people trying to attempt any adventure in the future on the tourist spot.

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