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IA – Gun Safety – Gun Maker’s Exploding Rifle Leaves Trail of Injured Hunters

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT December 5, 2017 –  It was the opening day of deer hunting season, and Ronald Hansen says he loaded his rifle the same way he had countless times before, aimed at a target and fired a shot. This time, the gun barrel exploded, knocking the farmer from Hampton, Iowa, backward, severely damaging his right hand and ear and burning his face.  [full article]

This 2010 photo provided by Trent Procter shows Procter, of Swan River, Manitoba, during rehabilitation, months after his Savage Arms stainless steel 10ML-II muzzleloader exploded and severely injured his left hand.

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