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Look around in any major Indian city, and you will find someone with an arm outstretched, mobile phone in hand, smiling widely and clicking away.Alarmed by the trend, Mumbai has declared 16 no-selfie zones across the city, as authorities warn people against taking unnecessary risks.Last month, an 18-year-old woman fell and drowned in the sea while taking a photo of herself at Mumbai's Bandstand Fort, a popular tourist spot.In Mumbai, police have declared selfies off-limits in areas perceived as risky – particularly along the coastline in spots with no railings or barriers.The city also plans to run an awareness campaign.
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