Singaporean man dies after falling off cliff while taking selfie in Bali
BALI (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Singaporean man died after falling off a cliff and into the sea while attempting to take a selfie on Nusa Lembongan Island, off the south-east coast of Bali.
Mohamed Aslam Shahul, 21, died on Thursday afternoon after falling into the ocean from a 2m high cliff during a holiday with eight friends at the Sandi Bay Beach.
"He could not control his balance when he was hit by a wave. He slipped and fell into the ocean. He apparently couldn't swim," said Nusa Penida Police chief Adj. Comr. Gede Arianta.
He said Mr Aslam's body was found at a depth of 5m. Local residents brought him to Jungut Batu community health centre where doctors declared him dead.
"His body has been taken to Sanglah Hospital and is scheduled to be flown to Singapore today," he said.
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