Gwalior, Feb 14: An eight-year-old girl died in celebratory firing at Indra Nagar in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh. The incident happened during a wedding on Tuesday. The police have launched an investigation in the matter.

The deceased minor has been identified as Sejal Jadaun. She was hit by a bullet fired in the air during the marriage ceremony.

Earlier yesterday, a 28-year-old army man in Uttar Pradesh was reported to have succumbed to bullet injury, which he allegedly fired from his licensed rifle to celebrate his friend’s wedding.

In 2016, a minor boy was killed and seven others were injured during firing at marriage related ceremonies in 48 hours in various parts of Madhya Pradesh.