Another case of death due to the online blue whale challenge has come into light from West Midnapore district , West Bengal . A class 10 student choked himself to death while completing the tasks assigned in the blue whale challenge which culminates into suicide .
The 14-yr old identified as Ankan covered his head with a plastic bag tied tightly around his neck with a nylon rope to finish the deadly challenge states reports .
According to the victim’s father , on Saturday he denied lunch after returning from school saying he would take it after a bath . Later , he was found lying unconscious amd motionless on the floor and was declared dead on arrival when rushed to the hospital .
As per the reports he was last seen playing the blue whale online challenge . This notorious game has claimed 150 lives in Russia and Europe so far .
This is not the first incident of the deadly challenge which culminates into suicide in India . Earlier on Thursday a 13 year old had tried to jump from the 3rd floor of this school building while finishing of this challenge , who was saved by his teacher and friends who intervened on time.
On August 1 a 14-yr old jumped of from.the 7th floor of this building to complete this challenge in Mumbai .
The horrifying challenge initially asks the participants to draw a whale on a price of paper and then carve it out on their body , then watching a horror movie alone , so on and so forth . The tasks finally culminates into the final challenge to commit suicide .
We request parents , teachers , friends and well wishers to speak to children , keep an eye on them and comfort them psychologically so that they don’t become another victim of this psychotic game.