8-year-old shot dead in new year celebration in Delhi, another injured

new year celebration death

The Hush Post| 14:57 pm| two-minute-read

An eight-year-old boy was killed after he was shot during a New Year’s eve celebration in Delhi.

The incident took place in Usmanpur area of northeast Delhi, the police said.

The incident took place at around 11 pm and police were informed by hospital authorities when the boy was taken there.

The initial investigation revealed that the boy was shot during New Year’s eve celebrations organised near his residence.

“Witnesses claimed they heard the sound of firecrackers going off and later found the boy lying unconscious,” the officer said.

When the boy was taken to the hospital he was declared brought dead.

The exact cause of the death has not been confirmed yet and the forensic report is awaited.

Several people have been interrogated by the cop in connection with the incident.

In yet another incident, a 12-year-old boy was shot at during New Year’s eve celebrations in Welcome area of northeast Delhi.

The boy is undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital and is out of danger, the officer added.

Investigations revealed that the incident took place when a group of people including the boy’s neighbours were celebrating new year on the terrace of their home. An unidentified person fired at him.

 

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