Man accidently shoots daughter
Manila - A man accidentally shot dead his 8-year-old daughter in the southern Philippines while cleaning his 45-calibre pistol, a police report said Saturday.
The father was detained while authorities prepared charges against him, police said.
The shooting occurred on Thursday evening while he was cleaning his pistol in their home in the southern city of Butuan.
The victim was shot in the chest and died while being treated in hospital.