10-year-old girl killed in celebratory firing


Bahraich (UP), May 22: A 10-year-old girl was killed in a celebratory firing during a marriage procession at a village here, police said.

The incident took place at Dharmanpurwa village on Friday night.

The girl, a cousin of the groom, received a gunshot injury when someone opened fire, said ASP (Rural) Ashok Kumar. She died on the way to the hospital, he said.

On the complaint of her father, an FIR has been lodged and the body sent for a post-mortem examination. (PTI)