The social media 'game' is being investigated by police in Russia in relation to dozens of teenage suicides, and now police in Britain are reaching out to schools.
The headteacher of Woodlands School in Basildon reached out to parents in a letter seen by Essex Live.
It read: 'We have discovered a game through the police that we feel you should be aware of.
Brazil's Teens Discover a Deadly New Game
The number of victims is guesswork. In recent days, worry has spread as Brazilian media have reported cases of injuries or threats against participants in at least eight states, and Rio police are investigating at least two attempted suicides. In a widely shared Facebook video, Rafael Greca, the mayor of Curitiba, a city in southern Brazil, gathered his cabinet to warn about the dangers of the game, which he said had put seven youths in the hospital for lacerations.
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