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Explosion Kills Two at Gun Range

BEND, OR -- Two people died Tuesday in an explosion at a public shooting range east of Bend. Oregon State Police say it happened around mid-afternoon inside a World War II-era tank.

 

Medics tried to save the two people who were injured in the blast, but they died at the scene. No names have been released, although preliminary reports indicate one was a man in his 60s the other in his 20s.

 

OSP Arson and Explosives detectives are investigating, along with the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office.

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