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Old 4th August 2011, 11:33   #1
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Default Lithuanian Mayor Crushes Illegally Parked Car With a Tank

Say you're the mayor of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, and you're plagued by illegal parkers. What do you do? Why, pack into an eight-wheeled armored vehicle, pop out the top hatch in your Sunday best, and pancake the offending vehicle, of course.

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Wonder if the city will have to pay damages to the merc owner...
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Old 4th August 2011, 11:41   #2
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That is a publicity stunt for sure! No one in their right mind would do something like this. They have no right to destroy your car even if it is illegally parked! Absolutely ridiculous. No one really cares about the country, and now this is just more negative publicity. How "smart" of them!

Edit: I just saw the full video. It is definitely a directed video and not real in any way. Look at the reaction of the "supposed owner". If this happened to my car I would have probably knocked the moron out.

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Well. THis was in the times of India too. So i think it is real.
It might still be a Setup - with an old run-down car, bring crushed to give a message to everyone.
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It was staged indeed.TOI says so at the end of the article clearly.
But a good idea to scare off illegal parkers.
Wonder how it will be received , if we try a simillar stint here
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Wonder how it will be received , if we try a simillar stint here
We will run out of armored vehicle.

In a country like Lithuania, there is hardly any traffic on the streets.
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Thats a crude idea of punishing the illegal parkers. Doesn't the city have any towing vehicles? Fining the illegal parked vehicles would be a good start. I think the Mayor needs to crash course in the same.

BTW was the Mayor authorized to use a military vehicle for common purpose?
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