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8 April 2002

Ananova (UK)

A German who fired a gun to salute the Queen Mother after watching TV coverage of her lying in state is in trouble with police. After seeing cannons fired in her honour he was inspired to get out his own ancient muzzle-loader pistol, for which he did not have the required licence. He fired it on the balcony of his flat in Sonthofen, southern Germany and neighbours who heard the blast called police. Allgaeuer Zeitung newspaper reports the gun was immediately... (

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