Fireworks: Dozens injured in wedding procession

Five children and dozens of others were injured after fireworks exploded at a wedding on Friday.


Express September 24, 2011

MULTAN: Five children and dozens of others were injured after fireworks exploded at a wedding on Friday. According to police officials, the incident occurred in Bawa Safra during a wedding procession. The wedding party was headed from Manzoorabad and arrived at Muhammad Ali’s house when several guests set off fireworks. Meanwhile, a sack containing fireworks caught fire and five children including Ehtisham, Ahmed Ali, Afzal, Ahsan and Rizwan Ali were injured. The wedding party ran and there was a stampede. Dozens of people were admitted to Nishtar Hospital and police have registered a case.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 24th, 2011.

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