One killed in celebratory firing in Gorakhpur

One killed in celebratory firing in Gorakhpur

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Gorakhpur: A person was killed and two youths were injured during a celebratory firing in a marriage function in Barhalganj area of the district last night. Police sources here today said that a Sashtra Seema Bal (SSB) jawan Ravish Kumar started firing from his licenced gun in the marriage of his relative in Vishnupur village. In the firing one Brajlal (55) died on the spot while 17-year-old Ajay Kumar and 13-year-old Sumit were injured. Police has registered an FIR against the accused, who was absconding after the incident. The injured have been admitted to the hospital. The incidents of celebratory firing were increasing in the state despite ban on it. 

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