Palermo – Italy: A 10-year-old Italian girl is in critical condition in a Palermo hospital after taking the Blackout Challenge on TikTok.
She tied belt around her neck trying extreme shocking challenge
The girl is fighting for her life after tying a belt around her throat to self-asphyxiate in the challenge on the popular social-media platform.
Her condition was very critical. We are fighting to save her.Doctors – Cristina Hospital
She arrived at the hospital in cardiac arrest.
The Blackout Challenge and a milder variant called the Passout Challenge, have been circulating on TikTok over the last year. Experts have warned of the risks associated with the challenges, including fainting, seizures, brain damage, and even death.