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Karnataka: Cyclist dies on road; Onlookers click pictures
In a tragic incident, a 15 year-old cyclist died after being knocked down by a State Road Transport bus in Koppal, Karnataka.

What is even more disheartening is that the onlookers rather than helping the victim, were busy in recording the accident on their mobile phones. For 25 minutes, the victim was not offered any help even though he was begging for help.

"No one came to his help, they were making video and clicking pictures. If someone had cared, my brother could have been saved. More then 15 to 20 minutes were wasted there," his brother, Riaz, was quoted as saying by news agency, PTI.

Even though a large number of people had gathered at the spot, none of them came forward to take the victim to the hospital. The victim has been identified as Anwar Ali.

Before the ambulance arrived, Anwar died on the accident spot due to excessive bleeding as the onlookers continued to record the accident on their mobile phones.

In the video that has now gone viral, the victim can be seen lying in a pool of blood crying for help, while some is offering him water.

None of the onlookers came forward to help the victim even though Karnataka has Good Samaritan law that protects those who provide aid to accident victims.

This comes just three days after a 38-year-old police officer was offered no help by onlookers as he was trapped in a mangled police jeep in Mysuru. His jeep had collided with a bus. In this case also, people, rather than helping the victim were busy taking photos of him.

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