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Ticket machine explosion

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Wendy says, "Added to the Archive."


A 31-year-old man tried to blow up a ticket machine at a Dortmund railway station, gets hit by parts of it and dies from the resulting injuries. REFERENCES:
Westfalische Rundschau

Submitted on 03/21/2017

Submitted by: Martin Schmidt
Reference: March 21st

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Bruce said:
Definitely Keep: Darwin Award
Unlike the previous submission about this story, this one indicates that the victim was indeed responsible for the explosion, so I'm willing to accept it. Thanks, Martin!

Candi said:
Definitely Keep: Darwin Award
Just, why? Thanks Martin!

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