BH CORRESPONDENT, Kolkata: Generation Y is now addicted to TikTok videos. In order to shoot short videos, the youngsters are taking any kind of risk — the latest being a teen from Bareily, who accidentally shot himself while shooting a TikTok video with a loaded gun. Some TikTok users have even lost their lives on train tracks while filming videos.
And now, a Kolkata youth has been severely injured and had to be hospitalised when chased by a man, said to be mentally unstable, in front of Writers’ Building on Tuesday afternoon.
According to a officer from Hare Street police station, four youngsters were shooting a TikTok video at 4.30 pm in front of the Writers’ Building. Suddenly man, said to be mentally unstable, surprised started chase the youngsters. One of them fell on the ground and sustained injuries. He was taken to the nearby hospital.
The other three youngsters were taken to Hare Street police station as photography and videography are prohibited in and around Writers’ Building.