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Child Dies in Celebratory Gunfire at Wedding Procession in Arrah

The incident took place in Bihiya in Arrah. Two others were also injured in the firing.

Prabhakar Kumar | CNN-News18prabhakar007

Updated:April 20, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

Just a day after a Delhi girl died in celebratory gunfire, a child was killed after being hit by a bullet during celebratory firing at a wedding procession.

The incident took place in Bihiya in Arrah. Two others were also injured in the firing. This development comes a day after a girl died in Mongolpuri area in Delhi after being hit by bullet during a wedding procession.

Earlier on Sunday evening, a teenage girl was critically injured and later succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday, in a celebratory firing at a marriage ceremony in Delhi's Mongolpuri area.

The incident took place when she was standing in the balcony of her residence on the second floor and the marriage procession was passing by the area.

Police sources said, a bullet hit her during an alleged celebratory firing by youths at a marriage party.

The police have registered a case in connection with the incident and one of the men who allegedly indulged in the celebratory firing has been identified, police said.

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