- A young man from Karnataka's Chikkaballapur district fell down while trying to climb the wall of a dam.
- Undergoing treatment at a private hospital for severe injuries.
- Case registered against the youth for attempting feat dispute warning.
New Delhi: A young boy in his 20s hailing from Karnataka has been hospitalized after he slipped and fell while his dam climbing stunt went wrong. Apparently, the boy had made attempts to scale the Srinivasa Sagara dam in Karnatka’s Chikkaballapur. The incident took place at 4 pm on Sunday afternoon.
A video of the man has been making rounds on the internet, where he is seen climbing the dam wall as water flows down. Many people are seen looking at the dangerous feat. After he reaches a height of about 25 feet, he slips off and falls to the ground taking the mute spectators by shock. The dam wall is said to be around 50 feet high.
A case has been registered against the youngster for trying to scale the despite a warning issued by the district administration, warning him of the risk.