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Old 31 July 2012, 10:28   #1
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Old 31 July 2012, 10:55   #2
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Not sure I'd be as close as the cameraman was if someone were lobbing grenades in my area...


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Old 31 July 2012, 10:58   #3
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and they weren't even wearing lifejackets ( or PFDs..)

Still abit of a patch and the boats as good as new - another good reason to buy a rib - energy absorption from hand grenades at surface level ?
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Old 31 July 2012, 11:03   #4
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A bit of digging reveals that one of the pair died. Linky
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