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Minor Boy Dies in Celebratory Firing at Wedding in Gorakhpur

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A 10-year-old boy was killed allegedly in celebratory firing during a wedding function in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur.

Lucknow: A 10-year-old boy was killed allegedly in celebratory firing during a wedding function in Gorakhpur and the accused has been arrested, police said.

Shreyansh suffered serious injuries when Dilip Dubey opened fire from an illicit revolver during a wedding

reception in Avas Vikas Colony, Kuda Ghat under Cantt police station area late Sunday night, police said.

The child was rushed to the medical college hospital where he succumbed to the injuries, police said, adding that

an FIR has been lodged and the accused arrested with .32 bore revolver and empty cartridge.

first published:December 12, 2016, 18:13 IST