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Sixth grader ‘accidentally’ shot dead in Islamabad by school guard

SAMAA | - Posted: Sep 25, 2019 | Last Updated: 8 months ago
Posted: Sep 25, 2019 | Last Updated: 8 months ago
Sixth grader ‘accidentally’ shot dead in Islamabad by school guard

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A sixth grade boy was killed outside a private school in Islamabad after a security guard accidentally shot him on Wednesday. 

The school is located within the jurisdiction of the Nilore police station.

The boy was killed when a school guard, who was reportedly cleaning his shotgun, accidentally fired a shot. The guard, identified as Jameel, has been taken into custody.

The police are investigating the incident.

Saeed, the deceased student, was immediately taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

An eyewitness said he heard the sound of a gunshot and rushed to see what happened. He said the student kept crying in pain for over 10-15 minutes and instead of providing a vehicle to take the child to a hospital, the school administration closed its gates.

The parents of the boy staged a protest outside the school along with his body.

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4 Comments

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      Arbab imran  September 25, 2019 4:48 pm/ Reply

    You are unable to say truth reality about gov.

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      shahid  September 26, 2019 11:24 am/ Reply

    Mention the name of school as well

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      Salman Syed  September 27, 2019 2:44 pm/ Reply

    And they call themselves human ? Mention the name of the school. And the security guard, accidently fired while cleaning his gun. Now come on, how many guns are cleaned on a daily basis in Islamabad alone ?

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      Muhammad  September 30, 2019 4:35 pm/ Reply

    Where is the accountability?
    Have the family of the deceased been contacted?
    How much compensation will the family of the deceased get?
    What action is being taken to ensure this doesn’t happen to any other child?

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