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A couple 'taking a selfie' on the edge of a cliff died when they fell hundreds of feet while their young children watched, according to NBC.

The Polish couple died after falling from the rocky edge in Cabo da Roca, west Portugal.

Their children, ages 5 and 6, were turned over to Polish diplomats and are undergoing psychiatric care.

The parents may have crossed a safety barrier in order to reach the cliff edge, the Daily Mail reported.

It happened Saturday but the rising tide prevent emergency crews from recovering the bodies until Sunday.

Monika Dulian, Poland's consul in Lisbon, said the family had lived in Portugal for several years, the Daily Mail reported.

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