Mother, son injured in celebratory firing

A five-year-old boy and his mother were injured in celebratory firing during an engagement ceremony at Gobindpuri, 28 kilometres from here, police said.

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2010, 13:10 PM IST

Ghaziabad: A five-year-old boy and his
mother were injured in celebratory firing during an engagement ceremony at Gobindpuri, 28 kilometres from here, police said.

Rajnai (28) and her son, residents of Meerut town, were
hit by stray bullets when one of their relative fired in the
air with his country made pistol to mark the engagement
function, they said.
Both were rushed to a private nursing home in Meerut,
where their condition is said to be stable, they said.
Meanwhile, the victims` family has not lodged a formal
complaint in the incident, police said.

PTI