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Teen worker shot in head with nail gun

 

The 18-year-old was erecting a fence in Footscray about 9.30am when his boss accidentally fired the nail gun, an Ambulance Victoria spokesman said.

The six-centimetre nail went into the top of his head and was ‘‘fully embedded’’.

Read more and hear a report from the ambulance driver.

Author: The Age, 4th May 2010

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