Thursday, December 30th, 2021

PUBG tragedy: 16 YO Furkhan dies of cardiac arrest after playing for 6 hours

BHOPLA: A 16-year old boy expired of cardiac arrest after playing PUBG match on his cellphone for six hours at a stretch at Neemuch city of Madhya Pradesh.

The dead was identified as Furkhan Qureshi, a pupil of benchmark 12.

According into the household, Furkhan began playing a movie game after lunch. Before falling on the ground, he became agitated and began yelling on other gamers.

The episode happened on May 26 at about 7 pm.

“The boy was brought to the hospital without a pulse. We tried to revive him, but failed in our attempt,” Cardiologist Dr Ashok Jain, who analyzed Furkhan advised ANI.

Dr Jain stated as Furkan’s family told me that he had been a swimmer, his heart appeared to become healthful. “The excitement of the game might have caused a surge in adrenaline causing cardiac arrest. I appeal children to stay away from such games as excitement could cause cardiac arrest,” he explained.

Furkhan’s brother Mohammad Hashim also stated he was hooked to PUBG and used to play with the match for 18 hours. “I also used to play the same game but after the death of my brother I have deleted it from my mobile phone,” he explained.

An instance was registered by law enforcement and further analysis is underway.


In January 2019, circulars for banning the PUBG match over his addictive consequences were issued from the nation chief education department in Gujarat.

In March 2019, a 20-year old Telangana youth died while playing the match.

Following an argument with household over purchasing new cell-phone to perform with the PUBG, an 18-year old Mumbai adolescent supposedly chased self to departure.

In March 2019, a kid in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara district drank acidity mistaking it for water, even whereas being engrossed from the PUBG match.