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8-yr-old UP boy plans to click selfie with gun, shoots self accidentally

ANI
Published : Sep 5, 2017, 10:54 am IST
Updated : Sep 5, 2017, 10:55 am IST

Junaid was immediately rushed to the GTB Hospital in Delhi where his condition was declared to be fragile.

Junaid's neighbour, Kale, allegedly was in possession of an illegal gun. (Photo: File/Representational)
 Junaid's neighbour, Kale, allegedly was in possession of an illegal gun. (Photo: File/Representational)

Ghaziabad: An eight-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head while clicking a selfie, in Ghaziabad.

The victim, named Junaid, and few of his friends were clicking a selfie, while holding a gun, which is when the child accidentally pulled the trigger and the bullet hit Junaid's head.

Junaid's neighbour, Kale, allegedly was in possession of an illegal gun.

The eight-year-old boy, along with his friends, had decided to click a picture with the gun and post it on social media.

He was immediately rushed to the GTB Hospital in Delhi where his condition was declared to be fragile.

The police have taken Kale into custody.

An investigation into Kale's illegal gun and the purpose of keeping the weapon is underway.

Tags: accidental death, dangerous selfie, minor shoots self
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Ghaziabad