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9 August 2010

Agence France Presse

A Turkish groom accidentally killed his father and two aunts at his wedding when he fired into the air with an assault rifle in celebration. Eight other people were wounded in the incident at the village of Akcagoze in the south-eastern province of Gaziantep on Sunday, the Anatolia news agency said. The groom unleashed a volley of rapid aerial shots with an AK-47 rifle to celebrate his nuptials, but lost control of the weapon and accidentally raked the guests with... (

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