Child shot himself dead in Abyei Administrative Area

An AK 47 rifle,  similar to the one used by the child to kill himself

Community Police in Agok say a 13-year-old boy shot himself dead in Angot village, north east of Agok on Wednesday. Anur Deng a police investigator in Agok says the teenager killed himself using his father’s gun.

The policeman says the gun was kept in the house while loaded. Anur says there was no one at home when the incident occurred. He urged people to keep firearms away from children.