The Reality of Celebratory Gunfire

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The cartoons had it right: shooting guns into the air can be dangerous. A simulation with different types of ammunition revealed that celebratory gunfire can be deadly under certain conditions. For example, a falling 0.22 bullet can penetrate a human skull when it drops from 600 feet above the ground. Although celebratory gunfire is culturally accepted in some countries, people should be aware of its potential consequences to life and property. It is better to stick to fireworks! Read full article here

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