NUSA PENIDA ISLAND, INDONESIA: A tourist taking a photo on a breathtaking cliff in the idyllic island of Bali has fallen 147.6ft after slipping. On Saturday March 4, the 43-year-old victim, Abhishek Bhatia, was traveling with a tour guide to the popular tourist destination, Broken Bay on the island of Nusa Penida, when he fell.
According to the guide Komang Sana, he tried to grab Bhatia by the leg but couldn’t because of the man’s weight. The Indian national is pictured lying face down in the water at the foot of the cliff in graphic photos from the scene.
Woman falls to death posing for photo on edge of cliff as she celebrates end of lockdown
Kyle Sambrook: Hiker falls 100ft to death while carrying dog in one hand in ‘horrendous’ weather
The victim took position at the edge of the cliff
The tourist “slipped and fell over the cliff”, according to Cakra Negara, the search and rescue (SAR) coordinator for Nusa Penida. When he fell, he was with his partner, Eny Kusrini, 47, according to a police statement, reported by Yahoo News. “After completing the eastern region tour and having lunch, the victim proceeded with the western region tour, namely Klingking Beach and continued with the tourist attraction of Broken Beach,” the statement said.
He added: “The victim arrived at the Broken Beach tourist attraction at 4.30pm and then the victim took a position at the edge of the cliff to take a photo with his back to the Broken Beach photo object.” “Then suddenly Komang Sana saw the victim bend over and fall, but Komang Sana was able to hold the victim’s leg. the cliff. The victim was successfully evacuated at 7:40 p.m. and then the victim’s body was transported to Gema Santi Hospital, Nusa Penida.” One of the most popular photography locations in Bali is Broken Bay, which features arches natural rocks surrounding a marine pool.
Two people died falling from Gibraltar Falls
The famous Gibraltar Falls saw the death of a young man who fell off a cliff, making it two fatalities in the past week. According to reports, the 22-year-old fell from the well-known waterfall in south-west Canberra on February 18 at around 5:25 p.m. Around 6 p.m., rescuers discovered the unconscious man in the water at the scene of his fall. He could not be revived. Importantly, the unidentified man is the second death in the popular tourist destination in the previous week. At 11:15 a.m. on February 12, 19-year-old Thomas Livingstone plunged to his death from the same cliff.