18/02/2016 9:21 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST

Groom Killed In Celebratory Firing In UP

SITAPUR -- A marriage party turned out to be a sorrow affair on Wednesday evening after the groom was allegedly shot dead accidently in a celebratory firing.

As per reports, the man who fired is yet to be identified.

The bullet hit the groom's head and he fell off the horse. He was immediately rushed to the Sitapur district hospital, where doctors referred him to Lucknow after some preliminary medication. However, he succumbed to his injuries on his way to Lucknow.

Police, who visited the spot, have launched an investigation and have recorded statements of a number of people who were present at the scene.

The news of the groom's death has created panic among the two families.

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