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Man blows up part of his house whilst trying to kill a fly




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A man in France has accidentally blown up part of his house whilst trying to kill a fly that was irritating him.

According to BBC News, the 80-year-old man caused the damage when he tried to kill the fly with an electric racket designed to kill insects at his home in Dordogne.

However unfortunately for the pensioner things took a bad turn for the worst when an explosion unexpectedly occurred.

It is believed that the explosion which caused significant damage to the kitchen and the roof occurred when the electric racket reacted to gas which was leaking from a nearby canister.

Police investigating the incident say the man luckily managed to escape with just a burn to his hand.

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