Boy accidently shoots self in head while taking selfie

Boy accidently shoots self in head while taking selfie

A teenager in India has accidentally shot himself in the head with his father's gun while trying to take a selfie photograph.

Boy accidently shoots self in head while taking selfie

15-year-old Ramandeep Singh was taken to hospital at Pathankot in Punjab state following the incident, according to a report by skynews.com.

The incident is said to have happened when the boy was playing at home with the licensed revolver, which is normally kept in a wardrobe.Police initially said the teen was expected to survive, however, the Indian Express reported that he later succumbed to his injuries.Police are said to be blaming the boy's father for not keeping his loaded gun under lock and key at their home.

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In January, a 20-year-old is said to have fallen to his death while taking a selfie from on top of the Reasi fort in Jammu and Kashmir.In February, a teenager was reportedly run over and killed in the southern city of Chennai as he tried to take a selfie in front of an oncoming train.

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