An 11 years old child was killed as a result of aerial firing on New Years Eve. According to authorities the boy was injured in Khawaja Ajmir Nagri last night as a result of aerial fire. He was brought to the hospital, but he died as a result of his injuries.
17 others were injured in different incidents of firing. The other injuries were reported in the areas of, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Ranchore Lane, Guru Mandir, Kala Pull, Saddar, Baldia, Liaquatabad, Korangi, Landhi, and Malir.
Former Pakistan Cricket Team Captain Shahid Afridi has urged Pakistanis to refrain from celebratory gunfire on New Year’s.
Veteran Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram also took to his social media to urge people to stop gun-firing on New Year.
Celebratory gunfire has become a trend in Pakistan in the recent years. This has also become a reason of infinite deaths every year.