Tragedy strikes: Boy accidentally shot dead by minor

Published: February 19, 2018
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Three-year-old shot by another minor STOCK IMAGE

Three-year-old shot by another minor STOCK IMAGE

LAHORE: A minor died after a bullet, shot accidentally by another minor in Kahna police jurisdiction on Sunday. Police said the victim was identified as Asad Ali, 3. He was playing in the street with other children when another child, whose identity was yet to be confirmed, shot a bullet accidently. The bullet hit Ali and he died on the spot. The family and relatives of the victim got furious on the death of the child. They staged a protest demonstration at Ferozpur Road. On information of the incident, a police team reached the spot and shifted the body to a morgue for autopsy. They collected forensic evidences from the crime scene and recorded statements of the eye-witnesses. Police were searching for the juvenile who fired the bullet and were investigating the matter further.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 19th, 2018.

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