Couple falls to their death while trying to take selfie

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A Polish couple has fallen to their death in Portugal while trying to take a selfie near a cliff, according to local media reports.

The bodies of the couple – who were not identified – have been recovered after initial attempts to rescue them on Saturday were hampered by rough conditions in the waters off Cabo da Raca, Polish Radio reports.

Dario Pinto Moreira, a captain at the nearby port of Cascias, told Portuguese news channel CMTV that the couple slipped while trying to take a photograph of each other.

The couple’s two children, aged 5 and 6, are in psychiatric care after witnessing the fall, Polish Radio reports.

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