16 wounded in French military demonstrationRemind me not to call the French if I ever find myself to be in a hostage situation.
By The Associated Press
Paris - A military shooting demonstration in southeast France on Sunday left 16 people wounded, including children, when real bullets were used instead of blank ones, officials said.
A Defense Ministry official said the incident occurred during a demonstration of hostage-freeing techniques at the Laperrine military barracks. The official said investigators will look into why real bullets were used. (link)
Monday, June 30, 2008
A Punchline Awaits
This story cries out for heaps of ridicule:
Posted by Jerry Fuhrman at 6:34 AM