Groom accidentally kills friend in celebratory firing in UP, watch viral video

Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, June 23

An incident has come to light from Sonbhadra in UP where a groom shot his friend while celebrating, leading to his death. The video of the incident was recorded in the camera.

The groom was handed a pistol by his friend, an army soldier, Babu Lal Yadav, and wished that he would fire it in the air. Manish Madheshia loaded the pistol and tried to fire in the air but the gun got stuck in the attempt. Manish tries to fix the gun by pointing it downwards, but by mistake it goes towards Yadav. The gun used by the groom belonged to Yadav.

The video has been shared by a user Piyush Rai on Twitter.

The victim was taken to the hospital soon after the incident but died during treatment.

Sonbhadra’s SP confirmed the incident and an FIR has been registered against the groom after the victim’s family members lodged a complaint. The gun used in the firing has also been recovered.