470 - 06/06 - Explosion of containerised fireworks - China

The Association has been advised that on 17 May 2006, containers of fireworks exploded in the Xia’ning New Port, China. A series of explosions caused damage to buildings up to 700 metres from the containers, and blast debris was found as far away as 500 metres.

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Date31/05/2006

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