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PUBG Mobile: 16-year-old teen dies after playing the game for 6 hours

He was playing PUBG for six hours without taking break.


A 16-year-old boy Furkhan Qureshi died of cardiac arrest allegedly after playing PUBG game on his mobile continuously for six hours. He was from Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh and was a student of standard 12.

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As per a report in Hindustan Times, Furkhan’s father, Harun Rashid Qureshi said, “Furkhan started playing the game right after lunch and it continued for over six hours. Just before he collapsed, he became very agitated and started shouting at other players. Furkhan was rushed to a hospital, where he was declared dead.

Furkhan’s sister Fiza Qureshi who was sitting beside her brother said, “My brother was playing PUBG with some of his friends. Suddenly, he started shouting ‘carry out the blast..carry out blast’. Then he threw his earphones and mobile and cried saying ‘Ayan I will not play with you’. I lost the game because of you.”

“The excitement of the game might have caused a surge in adrenaline causing cardiac arrest. I appeal to the children to stay away from such games as excitement could cause cardiac arrest,” Furkhan’s father told HT.

As per the report by PTI, cardiologist Ashok Jain said, “I examined him at my nursing home. He was unresponsive. His heartbeat had stopped. I tried my best but he was brought dead.”

In recent times PUBG has become one of the most popular online games that can be played by multiple players. Teenagers are getting addicted to this game and it has affected their studies, behaviour and attitude.

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