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Artillery Tube Goes Boom In His Hands

Artillery Tube Goes Boom In His Hands

An Omaha man's recovering from a fireworks injury that left him in serious condition.

Jesus Omar-Montes told police he was holding an artillery tube in his hands when he lit a shell and tried to hold on.  Instead of shooting out, the shell blew up in the tube.  Both the man's hands were injured.

The accident happened near 25th and Poppleton.

 

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