A 16-year-old boy died of cardiac arrest after playing PUBG game on his mobile for six hours in a stretch in Neemuch town of Madhya Pradesh.
The deceased was identified as Furkhan Qureshi, a student of standard 12.
According to the family, Furkhan started playing a video game after lunch. Before collapsing on the floor, he became agitated and started shouting on other players.
Soon after the incident, Furkhan was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.
“The boy was brought to the hospital without a pulse. We tried to revive him, but failed in our attempt,” Cardiologist Dr Ashok Jain, who examined Furkhan told.
Furkhan’s brother Mohammad Hashim also said that he was addicted to PUBG and used to play the game for 18 hours. “I also used to play the same game but after the death of my brother I have deleted it from my mobile phone,” he said.
A case has been registered by the police and further investigation is underway.