UP: Girl dies during celebratory firing

A 14-year-old girl was killed on Friday allegedly during a celebratory firing of a marriage in Balihavan village of the district.

Updated: Apr 29, 2011, 19:38 PM IST

Kaushambi: A 14-year-old girl was killed on Friday allegedly during a celebratory firing of a marriage in Balihavan village of the district, police said.

Ram Sanwari was killed when uncle of the bride fired from a country-made weapon as the marriage rituals were on, the police said.

"A case has been registered against the accused who is absconding," said Superintendent of police, Kripa Shankar Singh.
Efforts to nab him are on, SP added.

PTI