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Builder Nailed

Seven police officers were injured when builder Holger Bauer, 45, went on the rampage with a nailgun at Trier in Germany at the weekend.

The officers were hit by 10cm nails fired by the high pressure device as they tried to arrest the man.

Bauer had earlier threatened to shoot himself with the device prompting the call to police.

The stand off ended after he turned the nailgun on himself and fired it into his body, but survived the suicide attempt.

German Herald





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