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1/3/05

Lubbock Man Recovering After Explosion

A Lubbock man remains in critical condition after an explosion last week. 68-year-old Kenneth Watson was injured last Thursday when a homemade weapon used to launch golf balls exploded at a cotton gin in Southwest Lubbock county. Shrapnel from the explosion caused serious injuries to his leg.

Another man was treated and released.

Authorities Say Explosion At Lubbock Cotton Gin Caused By Makeshift Weapon
Authorities say an explosion by a makeshift mortar launcher is to blame for injuring two men in Lubbock County Thursday afternoon.

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