A thirteen-year-old boy has died in northeast Thailand after he was shot by a friend while playing with his father’s gun.
Police and rescue services were called to a house in Ban Nong Sae in Nong Kung Sri district of Kalasin on Sunday morning after the boy was shot.
A Thai made cap rifle was found.
The victim had been hit six times in the head.
He died in Kalasin hospital on Monday after being transferred there from a local hospital.
Nong Kung Sri police said that three boys were playing. One boy aged 12 got his father’s gun and pointed and shot at his friend.
There were no adults at home at the time.