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4 May 2010

Advertiser (Adelaide)

Police are conducting forensic tests on a home-made pistol that went off and accidentally shot a road worker near Gumeracha in the Adelaide Hills. In a bizarre chain of events, two road workers unearthed a pillow case with a heavy object inside as they dug holes for safety barriers alongside the Gumeracha to Birdwood Rd about 10.30am. The men then took the package to their truck and, as one unwrapped it, the semi-automatic pistol inside discharged, leaving his... (

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