AK-47 Inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov in Intensive Care in Urals After Health Scare

The AK-47 was first adopted in 1949 by the Sov...

AK-47 Inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov in Intensive Care in Urals After Health Scare. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov is in intensive care following health scare. According to RT.com:

93-year-old Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the world’s most popular automatic rifle, has been admitted to a cardiology hospital in Izhevsk, in the Urals. The engineer’s health is said to have worsened during a routine check up on December 20, with Kalashnikov residing in intensive care ever since. His son insists the inventor is just undergoing routine procedures.

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