The incident took place last week under Raidurgam police station limits, said Police Inspector M Ram Babu. The deceased has been identified as Hameed, a class 9 student.
"A group of people was dancing on January 5 night at a function organised by Hameed's kin. One of the participants, Junaid, took out a sword and started swinging it in the air.
"The sword accidentally hit Hameed, who was also dancing at the event. He was shifted to a private hospital, where he died on January 6 while undergoing treatment," Ram Babu said.
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