A highly distressing video captures the moment a teenager plummets through the air and slams into the ground after taking a selfie on the top of a four-storey building.
Melike Gun Kanavuzlar, 15, died after she fell off the top of the four-storey building after she slipped when she dropped her phone and tried to grab it, losing her balance as she did so.
The tragedy occurred in a town named Ortaca in the Mugla Province in Western Turkey.
In the video, a concerned onlooker can be seen observing the sky with caution before dodging Melike’s helpless body as it slams into the ground
The onlooker then flees the scene in shock while a terrified dog barks as it runs along the road.
The tragic incident was filmed by security cameras belonging to neighbouring buildings in the area.
Medical workers and police then tended to the fatally injured teen before she was taken to a state hospital in a critical condition, according to reports.
The 15-year-old was then transferred to an Intensive Care Unit in the city of Mugla in southwestern Turkey where she fought for her life for 18 days before she died.
This was despite the greatest efforts of local doctors, according to reports.
The news of the tragic death of the young teen who had her entire life ahead of her has reportedly left both her family and her friends in shock.
Melike’s body was buried on Sunday, 30th October, according to reports.