Teenage girl killed by ‘accidental gunfire’

Suffers a bullet to the stomach which proved to be fatal

Our Correspondent December 04, 2023


Police have arrested a man for killing his sister-in-law in Orangi Town.

Orangi Town police station SHO Ali Raza said that Sajid was checking his new pistol when it went off and the bullet hit 17-year-old Farah who was standing in the kitchen. Sajid claims the girl died due to an accidental fire. The deceased had suffered a bullet to the stomach which proved to be fatal. He said that the case of the incident has not been registered yet.

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South Zone DIG Asad Raza has directed Preedi police station to arrest Faisal Abdul Hameed and his teenage nephew Nabeel Salim for accidentally injuring Umar. Raza said Umar and Nabeel were neighbours and friends. Umar was showing his uncle Faisal's pistol to Nabeel when it accidentally went off. Umar was hit by a bullet in the leg.


Published in The Express Tribune, December 4th, 2023.


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