New Victims of Momo Challenge: Deadliest Game Takes Lives of Children Worldwide – Death Toll Has Risen to 3 Already

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The ominous  challenge “Momo” has been spreading on WhatsApp, making the police to warn parents about the dangerous game that is popular among kids and teenagers. 

Keep on reading Nexter.org to know more.

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The game is not over yet

“Momo” is a viral challenge that asks people to add a contact in WhatsApp (messaging app), then they have to harm themselves or to commit . It’s similar to “Blue Whale challenge,” a social media group that encourages people to kill themselves, that led to multiple suicides in Russia and US.

“Momo challenge” is associated with the creepy cropped image of a sculpture of a woman with huge bulging eyes, ominous smile and Risoung-girl-like black hair.

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One of the first known victims of the deadly game was a 12-year-old girl in the district of Escobar. She died in an apparent  in Argentina, The Buenos Aires Times reports. The girl captured herself on camera before hanging herself.

It is alleged that the Momo Challenge has claimed two more lives in India – Manish Sarki (18) on August 20 and Aditi Goyal (26) the next day. Police suspect that both of them were into the online killer game which led them to take the ultimate step.

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Source: ladunliadinews

“It is a growing menace and we are getting reports of an increasing number of people, mostly youths, getting an invitation on their WhatsApp from unidentified numbers to play the ‘game’,” the official said. Preliminary investigation has revealed that people who have shown the slightest sign of depression or a desire to commit were targeted.

Latest attempt to commit was made by a 15-year-old Ukrainian girl. A school-girl tried to end her life with pills overdose but doctors successfully saved her life. However, the girls still stay in a hospital in critical condition.

Once again, Nexter.org reminds you that Momo challenge is extremely dangerous so watch the video to know 5 simple tips that will help you understand your kids and make sure they aren’t the part of Momo ‘ challenge.’


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