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The Blue Whale Challenge suicide game has been claiming lives of people around the world. Several reports of suicide incidents due to Blue Whale game has been reported.

In a first of such incident in Assam, a 17-year-old boy reportedly tried committing suicide after playing the deadly game in Guwahati. The boy has been admitted to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday.

News reports say that the boy had been playing the game for past few days and tried to kill himself by jumping off a building for several times. Fortunately, his parents prevented him from being addicted to such disastrous game.

The Blue Whale Game also “Blue Whale Challenge”, is an Internet “game” that is claimed to exist in several countries. The game allegedly consists of a series of tasks assigned to players by administrators during a 50-day period, with the final challenge requiring the player to commit suicide. The term “Blue Whale” comes from the phenomenon of beached whales, which is linked to suicide.