A 39-year-old woman in western Mongolia was accidentally shot dead by her seven-year-old son, killing the woman. Police said the incident took place in Govi-Altai province on Tuesday. According to a report by the news agency Xinhua, investigators believe the boy accidentally shot his mother. Police said the five-year-old sister of the child was also seriously injured in the incident. Police say the investigation is still going on. Police urged people to keep guns out of children's reach.
According to sources, about 47 thousand guns are registered in Mongolia in the name of civilians that they use for hunting. Earlier in a similar case, a US Hartford court had sentenced a woman to four years in prison for taking her 15-year-old son to school. A 2017 survey revealed that nearly 40 %of people in the US have guns.