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Momo Suicide Challenge Game on WhatsApp enters Pakistan

The Internet is the fun place to be on and the fun gets even more when you are on social media, which makes you connected to people as easy as one click away.  Contrary to that social media sometimes also turn life-threatening for the users, especially the children who went on using without that parental check on it. The social media which brings in dozens of good has turned volatile all because of the suicide games getting promoted through it and also finding their victims on such platforms. Brushing off all the hoopla, after Blue Whale game, here’s another deadly game Momo Suicide Challenge game making waves across the globe and so in Pakistan.

According to the sources, the game spread like a fire in the bush through Facebook where the bunch of people were asked to contact by a stranger through the unknown number for a challenging purpose. Up the latest a 12-year old Argentinean girl has committed suicide after getting provoked by this life-threatening game. It should be noted here that the young Argentinean girl, who is said to be the first victim of this deadly game filmed the tasks of the game on her phone as well.

Dozens of case regarding teenagers and adolescent  getting on this challenge have been reported across the globe and in wake of that several countries have issued the warning and special instructions to the parents to keep their children away from such game.

This sensational game has even entered in Pakistan, and it seems it aims to get widespread through WhatsApp as some of the users reported about being contacted from the unknown number and getting requests about playing this game.

As per the technology experts, one should not get in contact with such people as they can also hack your ID’s or steal your data, which they can later use for blackmailing purpose as well. If such people contact you on social media, you need to block them as soon as possible and change the passwords of your ID as well to ensure the safety of your data.


Rana Hamza is local journalist from Multan and work for local news agency. He is also Feature Writer for and very active in sports and showbiz news insights. He holds Masters in English Writing. Mashable Pakistans's Web Culture Reporter. Reach out to him on Twitter via email at hamza [at] Hamza graduated from Emerson University of Multan in 2015.

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