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KZN boy (8) critical after shooting himself in the head

The child was rushed to a Durban hospital in a critical condition on Thursday.

Picture: SAPS.

JOHANNESBURG - An eight-year-old boy has shot himself in the head while playing with a gun in KwaZulu-Natal.

The child was rushed to a Durban hospital in a critical condition on Thursday.

The police's Thembeka Mbele said they were trying to work out how the boy got his hands on the gun.

“The firearm was not found where it was. A case of defeating the ends of justice has been opened for further investigation.”

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