Man accidentally shot dead by niece – 02 Apr 2023

Cousin of 10-year-old girl playing with pistol injured

A 10-year-old girl accidently opened fire, killing her 18-year-old maternal uncle and severely injuring a 14-year-old cousin in Kalabagh.

The body was shifted to tehsil headquarters hospital, while the injured boy was also admitted.

Police officials said Iman Fatima was playing with a pistol in her home in Jalalpur when it accidentally went off, leaving her uncle Owais dead on the spot and cousin Hasan injured.

Kalabagh police reached the hospital and started in investigation. The police said they were awaiting the the post-mortem report of the deceased.

District Police Officer (DPO) Matiullah Khan stressed while speaking to reporters that the factors behind accidents involving weapons must also be addressed to protect the citizens.

In an earlier incident in the same region, a boy had killed his elder brother during a quarrel in Khalanwala. Farhan Khan, aged 14, shot dead his 17-year-old brother Ramzan with a pistol over a quarrel over a minor issue at home.

The body was sent to the district headquarters hospital for post-mortem.

Meanwhile, a man bludgeoned his sister-in-law with a brick. Muhammad Usman hit his sister-in-law in the head with a brick over a dispute over the division of a house in the Sohan area.

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