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Boy dies after being hit by sword at engagement function

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A 15-year-old died after he was accidentally hit by a during an engagement function here, police said today.

The incident took place last week under Raidurgam police station limits, said M

The deceased has been identified as Hameed, a class 9 student.

"A group of people was dancing on January 5 night at a function organised by Hameed's kin. One of the participants, Junaid, took out a and started swinging it in the air.

"The accidentally hit Hameed, who was also dancing at the event. He was shifted to a private hospital, where he died on January 6 while undergoing treatment," Ram Babu said.

The police have registered a case under section 304 Part II (non-intentional homicide) against Junaid, the said, adding a probe was on.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 15:00 IST