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Fisherman Killed as He Saws Bomb to Open It

June 18, 1987|From Reuters

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A fisherman was killed and another wounded in northern Sumatra when a 40-year-old bomb they were sawing exploded, Antara news agency reported Wednesday. The 35-year-old fisherman was trying to open the bomb, left over from Indonesia's independence war against the Dutch in the late 1940s, in order to get the explosive.

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