‘Pokemon Go’ Hysteria Claims First Victim in India

The Pokemon Go craze has reached dangerous proportions in India, which has forced Mumbai police to advise the game lovers.

Pokemon Go’ hysteria is sweeping the world, leading players to encounter unforeseen hazards in the US, Australia, and throughout Europe. In India, Mumbai police have asked peoples to be careful while playing, as the city has also recorded its first ‘Pokemon Go’ accident.

Pokemon Go led to an accident in Mumbai when an inattentive 26-year-old driver was struck by an auto (motorized) rickshaw while distracted by the game.

Fearing the potential pitfalls of Pokemon Go players wandering into harm's way, Mumbai police department warned enthusiasts not to play the game in the middle of the road. In addition to traffic accidents, playing the game outside has led to other major problems.

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