Indore man accidentally stabs himself to death during 'Holika Dahan'

Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi
Mar 19, 2022 03:42 PM IST

The man, with a knife in his hand, appeared to be attempting a stunt and accidentally stabbed himself multiple times.

A man in an inebriated state stabbed himself to death while performing a stunt with a knife during a pre-Holi ritual in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh.

Man stabs himself while dancing during Holika Dahan ritual.
Man stabs himself while dancing during Holika Dahan ritual.

In a video that has gone viral, the man in his thirties can be seen holding a knife in his hands and dancing on a song in an inebriated state. Appearing to pull off a stunt, the man accidentally stabbed himself four times. It was after blood oozed out from his chest that he realised what had actually happened. In the video, a woman rushed to the bleeding man who was taken to the hospital.

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According to reports, he was taken to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

"A man died after getting himself injured with a knife while celebrating (Holika Dahan) yesterday. A case has been registered. Further investigation is underway," said Banganga sub-inspector Yogesh Garashia.

Further investigation is underway.

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