*ISLAMABAD - A teenage boy died of cardiac arrest while playing Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), on his smartphone for six hours at a stretch, as he became unresponsive after shouting ‘blast it, blast it”.*
The incident took place in Neemuch town of India’s Madhya Pradesh on May 28, where a 16-year-old boy identified as Furkan Qureshi, NDTV quoted his father Haroon Rasheed Qureshi.
Mr Qureshi said that his family had come to Neemuch to attend a marriage ceremony. He added that Furkan became unresponsive on the day while playing the online game on his smartphone after he ‘shouted blast it, blast it’.
“He was a very active lad. My son was so engrossed in PUBG game that he played it from Sunday evening to early hours of Monday.