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MP: 8-yr-old accidentally shoots sister dead

PTI
Published : Jun 26, 2017, 5:23 pm IST
Updated : Jun 26, 2017, 5:23 pm IST

The boy was playing with his sister when he picked up the pistol of his father and accidentally pulled the trigger.

Minor brother accidentaly shoots sister with father's licensed pistol. (Representational image)
 Minor brother accidentaly shoots sister with father's licensed pistol. (Representational image)

Bhind (MP): In a tragic incident, an eight-year-old boy on Monday accidentally shot and killed his 10-year-old sister while playing with his father's, police said.

The incident occurred on Monday morning, when the brother-sister duo was playing on a bed in their house in Dharmpuri area under Kotwali Police Station, said Bhind Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Rajendra Verma.

 

"The boy - Anuj - was playing with his sister in the morning. He picked up the pistol of his father Dinesh Kumar Ojha, who is a clerk in District Collector's office, and accidentally pulled the trigger. The bullet hit his 10-year-old sister Nidhi," Verma added.

He said the girl died on the spot. Her body was handed over to family after post-mortem.

"A case has been registered and further investigations are underway," he added.

Tags: accidentally shot, licensed pistol, minor boy, sister, shot dead
Location: India, Madhya Pradesh, Bhind