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Karachi: A 13-year-old boy was beaten to death here during a fight over an arcade game, the police said.

The incident took place on Monday in Karachi's Gulberg Block 12 when the teenager had an argument with three other boys who were waiting for their turn to play the game, Samaa TV reported citing police officials.

A fight erupted and the suspects - Raju and two other unidentified young men - attacked the victim. They kicked him and beat him with snooker cues. The suspects then fled the scene.

The boy fell unconscious after the beating and people witnessing the incident informed his parents about it. He was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The doctors said that the boy died because of a heart injury.

A case was registered at the Gulberg police station by the deceased's father.