AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov is dead at 94

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the iconic AK-47, has died at the age of 94. The announcement was made today on Russian state television, reports the BBCAccording to RT, Kalashnikov had long suffered from heart-related problems, and was staying in intensive care at a facility in Izhevsk, Udmurtia, not far from the Izhmash plant where his rifles are designed to this day.

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