A security guard accidentally shot himself while recording a TikTok video in Karachi.

According to reports, the incident happened in the city’s Gulshan-e-Maymar area. The security guard employed at a floor mill was recording a video with his friend to post it on the popular short-video sharing app TikTok when he accidentally shot and killed himself.

The police said the video saved in his mobile phone shows him putting a rifle on his chest. During the recording, he accidentally pulls the trigger of the rifle resulting in his death.


The deceased, identified as Anwar Ali, was taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was declared dead.

Meanwhile, his friend, who was filming the video with him has been taken into custody.