Punjabi

Punjab: Boy Shoots Himself While Taking Selfie

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A 15-year-old boy who sustained a bullet injury to his head while taking a selfie with his father’s revolver, died on Sunday at a hospital in Ludhiana.

“The boy, (Ramandeep Singh) died today in a private hospital in Ludhiana. His body will be brought here and post- mortem will be carried out at civil hospital in Pathankot,”

Pathankot Deputy Superintendent of Police (City) Manoj Kumar said today. The teenager had sustained a bullet injury while taking a selfie with his mobile phone with a .32 bore revolver pointed to his head. The gun went off accidentally. With the bullet lodged in his head, the critically injured teen was shifted to a hospital in Ludhiana.

The revolver belonged to Ramandeep’s father Gurkirpal Singh, a property dealer.

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