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Girl Accidentally Shoots Dad During Picnic
Emirates 24/7 ^ | Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Posted on 04/30/2013 2:22:17 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A Saudi girl in her 20s accidentally shot her father in the head with his own gun while they were on a picnic outside the town in Saudi Arabia.

The father, in his 60s, has just finished cleaning his gun when his daughter asked him to see the pistol. He emptied the gun of bullets but was unaware one bullet was left in.

“The girl started playing with the gun then aimed at her father’s head and shot, thinking it was empty,” Sabq newspaper said in a report from the central town of Qaseem.

“The father was rushed to hospital in a serious condition while his daughter suffered from nervous breakdown…police said they are investigating the incident.”


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Why would you clean a gun at a picnic?
1 posted on 04/30/2013 2:22:17 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

This makes me haZ a sad...

I lied. I doesn’t haZ a sad ar all.


2 posted on 04/30/2013 2:25:40 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: nickcarraway

“while his daughter suffered from nervous breakdown”

I guess if I were a female in SA who just shot her dad, I’d have a breakdown too.


3 posted on 04/30/2013 2:26:24 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: nickcarraway

And why would you not know how to clear the chamber, and why would you allow anyone to point a gun at your head? me thinks there is more to the story. We could use Paul Harvey on this one.


4 posted on 04/30/2013 2:27:57 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: nickcarraway
He emptied the gun of bullets but was unaware one bullet was left in.

He didn't empty the gun.

5 posted on 04/30/2013 2:28:19 PM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: nickcarraway

A reverse honor killing! Cool!


6 posted on 04/30/2013 2:29:15 PM PDT by Repulican Donkey
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To: nickcarraway

Was she stopping an honor killing or did she bring one on?


7 posted on 04/30/2013 2:30:27 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Repulican Donkey

Yup. She snapped.


8 posted on 04/30/2013 2:30:36 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: nickcarraway

That guy probably doesn’t belong to the NRA. No NRA member that I have known would ever handle a firearm that way.


9 posted on 04/30/2013 2:30:59 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: nickcarraway

Hmmm. So, will they stone or behead the daughter?


10 posted on 04/30/2013 2:32:38 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: South40
He didn't empty the gun.

You took the words right out of my mouth.
11 posted on 04/30/2013 2:32:41 PM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: South40
"He didn't empty the gun."

She did.

12 posted on 04/30/2013 2:32:45 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: nickcarraway

Tough to get’em real clean when you leave one in the pipe.


13 posted on 04/30/2013 2:36:21 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (DONATE!!)
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To: Joe 6-pack
She did for a fact.

My daughters don't wonder why I have a bucket of sand by the front porch. When I say clear weapons, I don't mean by pointing them at me.

/johnny

14 posted on 04/30/2013 2:36:29 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Norm Lenhart

One down, a couple billion to go.


15 posted on 04/30/2013 2:36:59 PM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: nickcarraway
That last cartridge sitting in the chamber has brought a lot of grief.

It needs to be repeated - it's very important to not only remove the magazine, but also clear the chamber.

16 posted on 04/30/2013 2:37:21 PM PDT by expat2
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To: Third Person

Every reverse honor killing helps.


17 posted on 04/30/2013 2:38:32 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: nickcarraway
one bullet was left in.

How about one round or shell was left in the gun.

When I see this or hear this it drives me crazy. A bullet is what comes out of the end of the barrel.

If all you had is bullets,to hurt or kill someone. You would have to throw them at your target.

18 posted on 04/30/2013 2:38:49 PM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: South40

She did ;)


19 posted on 04/30/2013 2:39:04 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: nickcarraway
Desert country; lots of grit in the air.

But maybe the sequence wasn't quite what the family said ~ maybe she had a psychotic break and shot her dad.

20 posted on 04/30/2013 2:42:01 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: nickcarraway
The father, in his 60s, had just finished cleaning his gun when his daughter asked him to see the pistol. He emptied the gun of bullets but was unaware one bullet was left in. The girl started playing with the gun then aimed at her father’s head and shot.

Why would the father hand his child a gun without 1) properly clearing the weapon AND 2) first instructing the child on safe gun handling & use? There are several things which could have been done to avoid this tragedy. How sad...

21 posted on 04/30/2013 2:42:34 PM PDT by sargon
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To: JRandomFreeper

I thought it was just because you like to make castles...


22 posted on 04/30/2013 2:42:40 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
It's a big bucket for sand castles. ;)

/johnny

23 posted on 04/30/2013 2:45:11 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: nickcarraway

uh huh, I’ll just bet


24 posted on 04/30/2013 2:48:20 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Fiji Hill

No NRA member would put bullets in a pistol, unless by accident with a squib.


25 posted on 04/30/2013 2:49:45 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Y u No sadz to be hadz?

it was more feels anyway...you know. TFW: the gun was loaded?

26 posted on 04/30/2013 2:52:57 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: painter

Me too. Everyone’s an expert until you hear them equate cartridges with bullets. No one should comment unless they have ammo reloading skills and understand ammunition components.


27 posted on 04/30/2013 2:53:10 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: South40
He didn't empty the gun.

No but she did.

28 posted on 04/30/2013 2:54:09 PM PDT by mountn man (ATTITUDE- The Pleasure You Get From Life, Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It.)
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To: Repulican Donkey

That’s what I was thinking, she got him before he could get her.


29 posted on 04/30/2013 2:55:52 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Joe 6-pack

Stupid knows no national boundaries. Father and daughter qualify.

TC


30 posted on 04/30/2013 2:56:13 PM PDT by Pentagon Leatherneck
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To: Cobra64

The first thing I learned was: don’t point a firearm at something, unless you intend to destroy it. That includes if you are under the impression the firearm is empty.


31 posted on 04/30/2013 2:56:20 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: sargon
Why would the father hand his child a gun without 1) properly clearing the weapon AND 2) first instructing the child on safe gun handling & use? There are several things which could have been done to avoid this tragedy. How sad...

They're muzzies & Saudi's to boot. Rational, common sense behavior are not among their strong points.

32 posted on 04/30/2013 2:56:49 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: muawiyah

Maybe he just told her she is to marry some 80 yr old guy.


33 posted on 04/30/2013 2:57:11 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Joe 6-pack

“She did.”

You is the winner of the internets for today!


34 posted on 04/30/2013 2:58:26 PM PDT by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: sargon

Dad was going for a Darwin Award, apparently unaware he was disqualified by prior procreation.


35 posted on 04/30/2013 2:58:26 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: nickcarraway

“Why would you clean a gun at a picnic?”

Maybe they were having an infidel shoot and a picnic. What could be more muslim family outing?


36 posted on 04/30/2013 3:12:53 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: muawiyah

I’m more inclined to believe it’s a religious-cultural/firearms stupidity thing. We had it happen right here in CA on a job with someone of that persuasion who found a gun, and when admonished for pointing it at everyone while handling it, dropped the magazine and proceeded to point it at their own head and pull trigger to demonstrate “emptiness” when one of my coworkers snatched it out of his hand and racked the live round out of the chamber.

This guy was an engineer too...


37 posted on 04/30/2013 3:21:25 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Axenolith
Arabs ~ at least in the societies where they are called True Arabs by the anthropologists and historians ~ Arabia, Yemen, the Gulf states ~ took to personal firearms with a vengeance as fast as they could acquire designs.

They grow up with firearms.

Personal protection is one of the reasons, and also protection from poisonous reptiles ~ they have some quite dangerous snakes throughout the region.

Americans and the True Arabs have that understanding in common.

38 posted on 04/30/2013 3:28:36 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: nickcarraway

I’m thinking that maybe they should punish her by forcing her to live with a 35 year old man that rapes and beats her on a daily basis...but then I remembered over there it wouldn’t be looked at as punishment, but the normal life of a girl/woman. So they’ll have to come up with something harsher, which isn’t easy.


39 posted on 04/30/2013 3:39:29 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: Axenolith

Sounds like a fun place to work. Like a Three Stooges movie playing in your office.


40 posted on 04/30/2013 3:43:01 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
Me too. The gun is always loaded, don't point at anything you don't intend to destroy, finger of the trigger, know your target and what's behind it.

On target on trigger.

Off target, off trigger.

41 posted on 04/30/2013 3:58:02 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: nickcarraway
Condolences to the family and best wishes for the Father.

Good opportunity for some NRA Eddie Eagle programs.
Is the NRA in Saudi Arabia?
42 posted on 04/30/2013 4:39:28 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: nickcarraway

I’m sure chuckie schumer and difi will bring this up as another reason to eliminate the second amendment.


43 posted on 04/30/2013 8:44:49 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: nickcarraway

Which part she gets amputated?


44 posted on 04/30/2013 9:11:47 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: nickcarraway

Oh, this was in the field, he found it in a Jack-in-the-Box bag on the side of the freeway...


45 posted on 05/01/2013 7:01:59 AM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Cobra64

I can remember when I was a kid my dad and I would reload the hell out of shotgun shells. I think we could reload shells for about a $1.50 a box.


46 posted on 05/01/2013 8:13:56 AM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: Norm Lenhart

“Jamie’s Got a Gun...”


47 posted on 05/01/2013 8:15:45 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Cobra64

That’s the way I was raised and I raised my kids.


48 posted on 05/01/2013 8:17:47 AM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: nickcarraway

Some people are seriously too stupid to live.


49 posted on 05/01/2013 8:24:59 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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