Harmful online challenge spreads in UAE

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An online harmful challenge is spreading in the country and putting children’s lives on danger.

The dangerous challenge, which is not advised for any resident, requires the participant to tie himself using a rope or something similar, and anyone who lasts longer without breathing, wins, Arabic Al Bayan reported.

Rashid, highlighted by the newspaper, a student who tried the challenge with his friends. After which, his mother noticed bruises around his neck. Worse, the kid’s voice changed because of strangling. Later, she sound out the Rashid and his friends let go of the rope seconds before they were about to lose consciousness. The kids also said that they were just playing, and meant no harm.

Lastly, Rashid’s mother reminded other mother to always monitor and look out for their children.