Child dies when fireworks are launched in the Netherlands
A grown man used a hammer to launch a homemade fireworks display during a street party.
In the east of the Netherlands, in the town of Haxbergen, a man launched a homemade fireworks display. 12-year-old boy who watched the action was fatally injured reported in the regional police department.
Children reportedly watched an adult man use a hammer to launch fireworks during a street party with four families.
During the launch, an accident occurred, as a result of which two boys, 11 and 12 years old, were injured. They were hospitalized. However, it was not possible to save the older child – he died in the hospital from his injuries.
The man who launched the fireworks was detained. Details of what happened are being established.
According to local media reports, the homemade metal hammer installation – klaphamer – is a popular tradition in the Dutch region of Twente and is not banned in the Netherlands.
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