Bhojpur minor killed as brother opens fire during play

KATHMANDU: A 10-year-old child was killed in Ranibas village of Bhojpur district while his 14-year-old brother played with a loaded gun on Thursday.

The victim Rajaram and his brother Bharat from Dewantar village were at their maternal uncle's house in Diteni, Ranibas-3, to receive Dashain Tika, police said.

While Bharat opened the fire, Rajaram died on the spot, according to police.

Meanwhile, police nabbed Bharat to further look into the case.