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Saudi Arabia

19 September 2007

Arab News (Jeddah)

RIYADH — A child playing with an unattended firearm on a farm in Al-Kharj shot a five-year-old in the head, killing him instantly, and shot another child in the leg, Riyadh police reported yesterday. Police believe the shootings were accidental, a result of negligence on the part of an elderly man who left the loaded gun where a child could find it. Police said the children and the elderly man were all related to each other but didn't say how. The age of the child... (

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