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Israeli pensioner taking selfie dies after tumbling down rice terraces

Banaue Rice Terraces

Female Israeli National Taking Selfie Falls Off Banaue Staircase –

An Israeli pensioner died after falling down the iconic Banaue rice terraces while trying to take a selfie.

79-year-old Miraim Tau, tumbled about 15ft to her death at the Hiwang Native Village Inn in Barangay Gohang, Banaue while taking a photograph.

The victim was rushed to Good News Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival due to head injuries.

The body has been turned over to the Israeli Embassy.

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1 Comment on "Israeli pensioner taking selfie dies after tumbling down rice terraces"

  1. Steven Schoolmeesters | April 4, 2016 at 12:16 pm |

    More people die each year taking a selfie than shark attacks. Now think about how everyone wants to be careful of sharks. The logic of people seems so misaligned sometimes.

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