FAISALABAD: A seven-year-old boy on Monday accidentally shot dead his mother in Faisalabad, ARY News reported.
According to the police, the minor was playing with his father’s pistol mistaking it for a toy when the bullet was fired upon his mother in the house situated in Liaquatabad.
The mother was rushed to a nearby medical facility in critical condition, but she succumbed to her bullet wounds on the way.
Meanwhile, the police have arrested the husband of the deceased woman for further investigation into the matter.
In another incident of the same nature in the month of February in Karachi, the Karachi police had arrested a guard employed at a private security company into custody for‘accidentally shooting dead a fellow guard.
The guard, identified as Amjad Ali, is from Kamber Shahdadkot. They had also seized the weapon from him.
Two months ago, Ali had joined a private security company as a guard and according to sources within police he was unable to operate gun.
In his statement the police, the arrested guard had said he was checking his pistol when it fired a round and killed his coworker Mazhar in Gulistan-e-Jauhar.
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