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Firework Factory Explosion in China.

Firework Factory Explosion in China.

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Another tragic firework factory explosion in China just before the Chinese New Year. Ten people were reported killed and seven injured in an explosion in another firework factory explosion in China just weeks ahead of the Chinese New Year, authorities said.

The Tongxu county government in Henan province said the cause of the blast was not immediately clear and was under investigation.

China is less than a month away from new year celebrations, when holiday revelers set off fireworks. There are frequent fireworks-related incidents at factories in the weeks leading to the holiday, as China generally has a poor record in workplace safety.

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Worst Fireworks Explosions and Accidents!

Although its not an accident, this video shows the power of fireworks.  Here a Chinese Company is testing a mass ignition of aerial salutes to determine if they detonate or explode one at a time.   The result of the test shows a spectacular display of power, but they don’t mass detonate.

May 2000 – Enschede, Holland

The worst fireworks accident in modern history took place in Enschede, Holland at a fireworks warehouse.  In May of 2000, a small fire led to two massive explosions,  leaving 23 people dead, including 4 firemen. 947 people were injured and an estimated 2,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, leaving over 1250 people homeless.

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