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Aug 15, 2012 at 09:49pm IST

UP: 1 dead in accidental firing on Independence Day

Meerut: A 15-year-old boy was killed and another person injured on Wednesday in an accidental firing during the Independence Day celebrations.

The incident happened at a rubber factory in Shastrinagar area of Meerut.

Teenager Vishal Prajapati was killed after the gun of a security guard accidentally went off during the flag hoisting function.

UP: 1 dead in accidental firing on Independence Day

Teenager Vishal Prajapati was killed after the gun of a security guard accidentally went off during the flag hoisting function.

Police have taken into custody the CCTV footages of the function and further probe into the incident is on.

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