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Ugh... this reminds me of New Year's Eve in Caliofornia. I lived in a predominantly Mexican neighourhood in Woodland CA, where people would shoot their guns in to the air during New Years (and occasionally the 4th of July). I was scared to leave the house for fear of being shot by a stray bullet... no lie. You hear the gun shots for about five to ten minutes after midnight along with a bunch of fireworks (yeah, I know the difference... I'm from L.A. ).
Although we had a good one here too..
A guy installed a converter kit so he could use compressed natural gas as fuel (besides gasoline), but since the guy hired faulty mechanics and they installed a faulty kit also. So what happened? When the guy when to a gas pump to put in gasoline, the guy in charge of the pump asked him about the strong smell of natural gas. The guy had the CNG tank in the trunk, so he didn't think of anything better than opening the trunk. Gas+ a spark from the light of the trunk= BOOOM!
2 dead 2 injured.
Thankfully the gas station didn't explode with the car.
The wife of the (dead)guy, is the daughter of the owner of the auto-repair store in which the faulty kit, and has also been investigated due to illegal and faulty car checkings.
Stupidity at it's finest!