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Two men playing PUBG killed

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 • Common Comments

The online battle royale PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds aka PUBG has been making the headlines the last few weeks after the impact of the game, particularly on youngsters, led to adverse effects. A ban on the game has even been implemented in the state of Gujarat, with dozens of people from Rajkot and Ahmedabad being arrested for playing the battle royale despite the ban.

Meanwhile, two men who were playing PUBG were found dead in the railway tracks of the Hingoli district of Maharashtra at the Khatkali Bypass. Nagesh Gore (24) and Swapnil Annapurne (22), who were playing the game near the tracks, were reportedly so engrossed in the game that they were unaware of the approaching train that ran them over. The locals in the area found their bodies late in the night. A case of accidental death has been filed by the police.

PUBG is an online battle royale game that gained traction soon after its PC and Xbox One launch and became a sensation when the game was released on iOS and Android devices. It is one of the most successful and highly addictive games, that is popular among young adults across the globe right now.

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