7-year-old girl shoots dead 6-year-old playmate in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - A seven-year-old girl has shot dead her friend, aged six, with her grandfather's revolver while playing at a farm in South Africa, police said on Monday.
"They were playing together and in the process she got hold of the revolver, which hit the deceased in the face," said police spokesman Ronel Otto.
The girl died on the scene, police said.
The slain girl was the daughter of a farm worker and had been friends with the farmer's grand-daughter for some time.