Boy addicted to 'Blue Whale Game' attempts suicide to complete the last challenge
A class 7th student from Indore in Madhya Pradesh attempted to commit suicide in his school. The student is suspected to have followed the instructions given in an online game 'Blue Whale' Challenge.
The student is from Chameli Devi school which is located in Indore. He was later saved after his friends and teachers intervened. It is learnt that after the morning assembly as the students headed back to the classrooms, a few students saw this boy trying to look down from the third floor railings.
The children then raised an alarm and two student stopped the boy holding him by the arms. The boy was later brought to the medical room where he revealed that he was playing the Blue Whale Challenge.
The boy has been playing the game on his father's mobile phone for a long time, but the parents had no clue, said the police.
What is Blue Whale Challenge?
Blue Whale Challenge is a notorious internet game that has claimed around 150 lives in Europe and Russia. The game includes a list of 50 challenges that ends with the player killing themselves.