An eight-years-old girl died after a loaded pistol of her uncle accidentally fired at Jolla village under Budhana police station in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, police said today.
The deceased was identified as Sana, nephew of a jawan. Station House Officer Perbhaker Ketura said the loaded gun fired after the girl touched it.
The body was sent for postmortem and an investigation is being carried out, said the official.
More details awaited.
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