MOSCOW, March 31 (RIA Novosti) - A seven-year-old boy
accidently killed himself with a knife while pretending to be
"a maniac" during a game with his friends in southern Russia's
Rostov Region, investigators said on Tuesday.
Four small children were left without parental supervision
in an apartment in the town of Novoshakhtinsk, when one of the
children suggested playing a horror game, grabbed a kitchen
knife and began chasing his friends.
"The other children rushed to shut the door just at the
moment, when the child with the knife was running towards
them," the source said. "As soon as the door shut, the children
heard him crying."
The boy apparently hit the door while running and
accidentally stabbed himself in the head. He later died in
An investigation is underway to decide whether a criminal
case should be opened.