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Polish man dies after bridge-jump selfie attempt

A man has drowned in Warsaw’s Vistula river after jumping off the Świętokrzyski Bridge and attempting to take a selfie in mid-air.

Świętokrzyski Bridge, Warsaw.
Świętokrzyski Bridge, Warsaw. Image by Radek / CC BY-SA 2.0

The 31-year-old man from Bytom, southeast Poland, was on his way to an AC/DC concert at Warsaw’s National Stadium on Saturday when he decided to perform the stunt, but did not survive the river’s strong and unpredictable currents. Read more: thenews.pl