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Robertson cops investigating boy who was shot by sibling (9)

A 12-year-old boy was reportedly accidentally shot dead by his nine-year-old brother on a farm in Boland Town.

Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Robertson police say a post-mortem will be conducted on a 12-year-old boy who was reportedly accidentally shot dead by his nine-year-old brother.

The incident unfolded on a farm in the Boland Town on Thursday.

The boy and his family from Gauteng had reportedly been visiting friends in the area.

Police say an investigation has been launched into the fatal tragedy.

A post-mortem on the 12-year-old boy's body is expected to be conducted tomorrow.

Meanwhile, messages of condolences continue to be posted on the victim's grandmother's Facebook page.

Ansie Peens has uploaded a message in which she describes her sorrow since the tragic shooting.

A photo of the young victim is also present on her social media page.

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