Beduin child killed by stray bullet while playing with gun in Negev

An eight-year-old Beduin boy died Friday morning of a stray gunshot to his head. The boy and his younger brother were allegedly playing with their father's licensed gun near Hura in the Negev. Family members evacuated the mortally wounded child to Soroka Hospital in Beersheba, where he was pronounced dead. Police arrived at the site of the incident and have launched an investigation.