A 17-year-old boy, simply identified as Saro, was killed after a bullet from locally made pistol ripped-off his testicle, in Ayen community of Uhunwode local government area of Edo state,
Residents of the community said Saro hid the gun beneath the waist of his trouser when the gun exploded as he was walking.
They said the bullet rip off his testicle and died immediately before help could come his way, adding that the deceased’s father fainted on hearing the death of his son.
Reports said there was confusion in the community after the incident, due to reported clashes with neighbouring Owegie community over land dispute.
Edo State Police Command spokesperson, Chidi Nwanbuzor, said he was yet to be briefed about the incident.