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Woman falls to her death after losing balance while posing for selfie at bridge from James Bond film Skyfall

A 21-year-old woman fell to her death after losing her balance while taking a snap near the bridge from James Bond film Skyfall in the Turkish province of Adana.

Hatice Nur Karabulut had been with her cousin Mazlum Sozeri, 26, close to the village of Hacikiri in the district of Karaisali when tragedy struck.

The pair were taking a photo with the century-old Varda Viaduct in the background, which features in the opening chase scene of 2012 hit Skyfall.




Hatice reportedly lost her footing, and Mazlum tried to grab hold of her. But the two ended up plunging 50 meters into void.

Emergency services raced to the scene and workers used a crane to winch the cousins to safety. Sadly, Hatice was pronounced dead at the scene while her cousin was rushed to hospital.

Hatice had taken her cousin, who was visiting from Spain where he lives, to see the popular tourist attraction. Hatice leaves behind two grieving parents and a 14-year-old sister.



Mazlum’s injuries were reported to be non-life-threatening.

Selfies have claimed the lives of over 330 people across the globe. Over the past decade, numerous tragic deaths have been reported, including people falling off cliffs, being electrocuted or drowned in search of the perfect picture.

Three countries stand out as having the most selfie deaths and injuries, with India topping the list with 176. The United States has seen 26, while Russia has recorded 19.