An accidental discharge from a local made cut-to-size gun has reportedly blown off the testicles of a teenager in Ayen community, Uhunmwode local government area of Edo settlement.
The teenager, 17, was said to have tucked the gun beneath the waist of his trouser when the trigger suddenly pulled.
An eyewitness who craved for annonimity said the teenager who was simply identified as Osaro died immediately.
The witness disclosed that the deceased father also collapsed on hearing his son’s death.
The incident which occurred at the weekend, caused confusion in the community.
Blueprint gathered that the development came at a time Ayen and neighbouring Owegie community are locked in a bloody clash over land dispute.
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Trouble reportedly started when Ayen community allegedly sold some plots of land in Owegie community to unsuspecting buyers.
It was gathered that youths of Owegie who mobilised to the site to recover the said property were attacked by gunmen who laid ambush with many sustaining injuries.
The town hall of Owegie community was thereafter set ablaze by gunmen.
Edo State police spokesman, SP. Chidi Nwabuzor, said he was yet to be briefed.