Wednesday, August 9, 2006


Man dies using sledgehammer on grenade

`A Brazilian man died when he tried to open what police believe was a rocket-propelled grenade with a sledgehammer in a mechanical workshop on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.

Another man who was in the workshop at the time of the explosion was rushed to a hospital with severe burns, a police officer told Reuters.

The workshop was destroyed and several cars parked outside caught fire.’

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