New Delhi : A minor boy of eight years old died here in New Delhi’s Usmanpur area after receiving bullet injuries during a New Year Eve celebration taking place near his residence. The incident took place at around 11 pm and police were informed about it by hospital authorities.
New Year Eve celebration turns disastrous : Boy dies due to bullet injuries
An investigation team reached the incident spot and revealed that the boy sustained bullet wounds during the New Year’s eve celebrations organised near his residence, a senior police officer said.
Witnesses claimed they heard the sound of firecrackers going off and later found the boy lying unconscious, the officer said.
The victim was declared brought dead at a nearby hospital, he said.
New Year Eve celebration
The officer said it appeared that the boy had sustained bullet injuries, though the exact cause of the death will be confirmed after post-mortem.
In another incident a 12 year old boy was shot at during New Year eve celebration in northeast Delhi’s Welcome area, police said.
The boy is undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital and is said to be out of danger, the officer said.