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    Three die playing catch with grenade

    A hand grenade being used instead of a ball in a game of catch exploded early on Saturday killing three youths in this Bosnian town, police and news agencies said. Two youths aged 19 and 20, one of them from neighboring Croatia, were killed instantly while a 20-year-old woman died on her way to hospital, police said. Her sister was slightly injured but two other youths suffered serious injuries.

    The blast occurred at 2:00 a.m. in the western town of Novi Grad at a place in the town center frequented by youngsters. Police said an inquiry was under way and declined further comment. It was not clear why the grenade exploded.

    ONASA news agency quoted witnesses as saying the youths tossed the hand grenade to each other before it exploded in the hands of one of them.



    http://reuters.excite.com/article/20051107/2005-11-0

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    I think this one is a good candidate for the Darwin awards!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SeanB
    I think this one is a good candidate for the Darwin awards!
    I agree. It is tragic, but these weren't little kids and should have known better.



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