The recent shooting in Texas church has been the headlines in many papers and has been the talk of the town for the past weeks. In an ironic situation, a man accidentally shot himself and his wife in an East Tennessee church on Thursday while he was showing off his gun during a discussion about the recent shooting, according to the police.
Elder members of the First United Methodist Church were cleaning up around 1 pm after a luncheon to celebrate Thanksgiving. The group talked about guns in churches that led to the harrowing incident.
Two elderly people accidentally shot themselves while talking about the recent Texas church shooting.
An elderly man in his 80s pulled out a .380 caliber Ruger handgun and said;
“I carry my handgun everywhere.”
The deadly Texas shooting left 26 dead and is considered another horrific incident in US
He removed the magazine, cleared the chamber, and showed the gun to some of the men in the church. He put the magazine back in, apparently loaded a round in the chamber, and returned the gun to its holster.
The Texas shooting closely followed after the Las Vegas massacre and has sparked talks of gun control.
Another man walked up and asked if he can see it. The elderly man thought that the gun is not loaded and pulled the trigger. He forgot that he re-chambered the weapon and as the gun was lying on its side on a table, the bullet sliced the palm of the man’s upward-facing hand, then entered the left side of his wife’s abdomen and exited the right side.
The victims were flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The police said that the wounds are not life-threatening and charges will not be filed.
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The Controversial Keystone Pipeline Just Leaked 800,000 Liters Of Oil
The Keystone Pipeline 1 is currently on a shutdown after it leaked almost 800,000 liters of oil in a field on South Dakota.
People who oppose the controversial Keystone Pipeline smell closure as it leaked about 5,000 barrels or an approximate of 795,000 liters of oil last Thursday. It goes way beyond the specified 50 barrels to classify a spill as significant.
The grassy field in a remote area near Amherst, South Dakota was totally blackened by almost 800,000 liters of oil that gushed out of the Keystone Pipeline. The site was already shut down by cleaning crews and emergency workers deployed to contain the leak, but the southern stretch continues to operate.
This is an aerial view of the wide leak of oil from the Keystone Pipeline 1 last Thursday.
Brave Airport Worker Grabs Smoking Backpack As It Exploded In Busy Airport
Bomb in an airport is the worst scenario!
A backpack emitting smoke caused panic and flight delays at Orlando International Airport. The incident caused pandemonium and delayed flights.
A Transportation Security Administration agent was hailed a hero that day when he acted immediately on the incident. He saw that the passengers are panicking at the checkpoint area. He examined the situation and saw that a backpack left on the ground started smoking.
An unattended backpack started smoking and the passengers panicked
Air Pollution In Delhi Is So Bad Its Equivalent To Smoking 44 Cigarettes A Day
The air pollution has caused vehicular accidents, plane and train cancellations, and health problems among residents.
Years ago, we received a ‘catastrophic warning’ from 15,000 scientists about how our planet is in terribly bad shape now than it was for the past 25 years. According to them, this is humanity’s second chance and we all need to act fast before it’s too late.
As if to further confirm the point made by the experts, we’re getting reports that air pollution in New Delhi, India’s capital city, has gotten really worse as local residents have spotted thick white haze descending in the area – and it’s been affecting everyone’s lives.
Not the kind of air quality you’d like to wake up to each day.
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