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Daily Mail Headline Of The Decade: French Mayor Killed By Boule

by | 13th, August 2008

THE Daily Wail. Each days the Dail Mail searches, scouring medical reports and research notes for news, and finally its quests bears dividends:

Lourdes tourism chief killed during a ‘tense’ game of petanque after being hit on the head by metal boule

You want more?

France has been stunned by the death of a player during a village game of boules.

Franck Hourcade, 39, was bending to examine the jack – the small ball that is the game’s target – when another player threw his heavy steel ball towards it.

Ex-pats in Fracne, take care…

Boules players can be seen in almost every French village, town and city park every day of the week.

No-one is safe, not really…



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