"The condition of injured Anubhav Mohanty is stated to be stable and he is currently undergoing treatment in a private hospital", said Badambadi Police Station, inspector Biranchi Narayan Pati adding that a case in this connection has been lodged.
Police said Anubhav had dropped into the house of his friend Piyush Patra, whose father Sushant Patra is an inspector in the Border Security Force (BSF). While both were playing in the house, they located Sushants service gun.
"Out of curiosity while they were observing every part of the gun, it accidentally fired and the bullet hit Anubhavs head", Pati said adding that the police have seized the revolver along with the remaining ammunitions.
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