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Teen had fired shot at queen

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—A troubled teenager who wanted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during her 1981 visit to New Zealand fired a shot near her motorcade, newly-released documents show.

New Zealand's internal spy agency, the Security Intelligence Service, released the previously-classified documents to the news website Stuff, shedding new light on the historic incident.

‘Inky’ makes escape

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—“Inky” the octopus waited until it was dark, and the staff had gone home from the National Aquarium of New Zealand, before making his move.

He squeezed and pushed his way through a tiny gap in the mesh at the top of his tank and slithered three metres to the floor.

Then he made a beeline across the room to a drain hole.