The incidence happened in the Lehri police station region near Sogra college on Wednesday (11 September) and following the accident Sayum died on the spot. The police have registered a case in the matter and have now begun their investigation.
As per the report, a large weapon wielding crowd had gathered in the Muharram procession when Sayum decided to show off his swordsmanship when the weapon accidentally struck his neck.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital but the doctors declared him dead on arrival. The cause of death was determined to be an excessive loss of blood.
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