Toys from unregulated markets can be lethal

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Girl Killed by plastic bullets fired from toy gun

Twelve-year-old boy from the settlement of Novye Vysli in the republic of Chuvashia shot his classmate girl with a toy gun. The incident happened, when the children were watching an action movie on television. Portraying the characters of the movie, the boy fired his toy gun in the girl. The gun was loaded with small plastic balls. One of those ?bullets¦ hit the girl in her temple and she fainted. The girl died in the reanimation department of the district hospital without coming to her senses, NTVRU.Com said.

Pravda.RU:Society  19:27 2002-09-27

Translated by Dmitry Sudakov



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