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5-year-old girl shoots mother with air-gun

PTI  Tuticorin, February 24, 2013
First Published: 19:22 IST(24/2/2013) | Last Updated: 19:23 IST(24/2/2013)

Playing with an air-gun proved disastrous for a five-year-old girl when she shot and killed her mother near this Tuticorin on Sunday, police said.

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The rubber pellet from the air gun, used to shoot birds, hit her mother, killing her on the spot, they said.

A friend of the girl's father has been arrested for giving the gun to the girl, police said.


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