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Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by MissyLacey(f): 4:24pm On Sep 16
Two girls who were “inseparable” friends both died after they fell 100 feet from the top of a waterfall while taking selfies.

Bruna Vellasquez, 18, and Monique Medeiros, 19, fell to their deaths from a waterfall, just moments after taking a photo together while sitting on the edge.

The waterfall, located in Salto Caverias, Brazil, is off-limits to visitors and can only be reached on foot, the Sun reports.

The teens, who were described as “inseparable” friends, ignored the posted warnings and were seen taking selfies at the top of the waterfall.

According to local police, Bruna Vellasquez was photographing herself near the cliff’s edge, when she slipped on the wet rocks.

The 18-year-old girl, panicking as she slid toward the edge, grabbed at her friend and caused the other teen to lose her balance.

The teenage pals slid off the cliff together, clutching at each other and squealing as they fell from the top of the waterfall.

Tragically, both girls died after plunging more than 100 feet to the rocky ground.

Bruna Vellasquez, who was just two weeks away from celebrating her 19th birthday, was killed on impact.

The teenager suffered “catastrophic injuries” after her vital organs were ejected from her body, and she was declared dead at the scene.

Monique Medeiros was still alive when medics arrived, suffering from "a severe head injury."

The surviving teen, who had been pulled from the cliff by her terrified friend, landed on the other girl’s body, cushioning her fall.

The 19-year-old was airlifted from the waterfall by helicopter on a stretcher, but despite the aid, she died before reaching the hospital.

A captain with the military police told the press that the girl died of a traumatic brain injury.

“Due to the difficulty of reaching the body, it was essential to use the helicopter,” the captain explained. “Unfortunately, it was not possible to save her life.”

Authorities collected the body of Bruna Vellasquez the next day, but because of the dangerous terrain, the 18-year-old’s remains were only partially recovered.

A photo showing the two girls sitting at the top of the waterfall, posted on social media moments before they fell, was published by a local paper.

According to local police, tourists are forbidden from accessing the waterfall spot where the teenagers died.

Pictured below: Monique Medeiros, 19, and Bruna Vellasquez, 18, died after falling from a waterfall.

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Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Righteousnesss8: 4:40pm On Sep 16
damn niggarrr
Rip
The end is near
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Kingsasian(m): 4:46pm On Sep 16
Oyinbo and their curiosity

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Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Zither: 4:52pm On Sep 16
If death is like a huge trap lying in the furthest reach of mankind, man would still seek it out and walk into it... man has and will always be suicidal. RIP to the dead.
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Humanoid01(m): 4:53pm On Sep 16
Everybody dies, but some deaths are avoidable.
MissyLacey:


The teenager suffered “catastrophic injuries” after her vital organs were ejected from her body, and she was declared dead at the scene.

Authorities collected the body of Bruna Vellasquez the next day, but because of the dangerous terrain, the 18-year-old’s remains were only partially recovered.



This creates flashes of horror movies, like Final Destination.

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Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by goodmorning40: 4:58pm On Sep 16
They slayed too hard

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Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by fati2001(f): 5:02pm On Sep 16
RIP.
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Goddys(m): 5:49pm On Sep 16
Grave doesn't recognise beauty. Be humble be at peace with all. Nobody knows when it is his or her end
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by cristy149: 7:29pm On Sep 16
how are this grils 18 and 19 ...oga oo R.I.P

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Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by nuban07(m): 7:56pm On Sep 16
Ladies and selfie, are like 5 $ 6
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by emmancipated(m): 8:44pm On Sep 16
They lived on the edge and also plunged to their death from the edge after an adventure of a lifetime.
Rip to both girls.
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by sammysneh(m): 9:16pm On Sep 16
Dis life no balance at all
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by WallStreetfx(m): 9:29pm On Sep 16
All this one just waste costly pussy.
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by mayor1814: 10:15pm On Sep 16
This is so so sad. Tragedy upon tragedy.
We pray God guide and guard us all.
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by feedthenation(m): 10:25pm On Sep 16
From selfie to grave...sad sad tragedy
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by mayor1814: 10:26pm On Sep 16
We all need to be careful for tourist attractions and sites.


There are safer ways or tourists sites we can use to satisfy our quest of being adventurous. or to satisfy our curiosity.


If any bad thing happens, like in d case of the two girls, it is the family that will feel the pain the most. all years of training, mentoring, parenting etc all gone. so sad
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Brenn594(m): 12:57am On Sep 17
Too much slayin,laslas dem don slay themselves on top free fall. Hw dem take be 18&19 sef
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by meobizy(m): 3:32am On Sep 17
The edge of a waterfall is no different from the edge of a bowl: you have to seriously fvck things up to off yourself from one. These white people are fond of acting stupid when touring nature. I guess death had their number that day. It is not uncommon for them to fall then break limbs off cliffs, valleys and caverns where other races exercise caution.
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Bluntguy: 3:38am On Sep 17
Trouble dey sleep yanga go wake am.
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by johnkey: 3:42am On Sep 17
Before opening I don know say they must get big breast, big breast small brain
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Vyzz: 9:24am On Sep 17
Selfies has killed more people than Ebola....

RIP TO HER

The one wey pain me pass be say she died with all this things grin

Something ZINIBANKS the look for
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Kobicove(m): 10:21am On Sep 17
I'm not going to waste my "RIP" on these two idiots.

There is a reason why the waterfall is off limits to tourists but they chose to ignore the warnings! undecided
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Telegram234: 10:38am On Sep 17
Set awon instagram models. sad
Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Gosj001: 10:54am On Sep 17
selfie!! embarassedselfie!! embarassed














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Re: Two Young Ladies Die After Falling 100ft From Waterfall While Taking Selfies by Charx122: 2:06pm On Sep 17
Wasted pussies!!

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