fireworks accident

Fireworks in Amsterdam Oost, 31 Dec 2017
Jan 2 '18 10:19

A 14-year-old boy in Amsterdam was seriously injured in a New Year's Day fireworks accident that left him without a hand. The accident was caused by the premature blast of explosives that were bound together.

Two other boys, aged 10 and 11, also received facial injuries from the incident. All three were transported to an area hospital.

The accident happened just before 3:44 p.m. on the Willem Molengraaffstraat in the Slotermeer area of the city. Emergency services sent two ambulances to the seen along with a trauma team in a helicopter.

Dec 25 '15 15:05

A 23 year old man from Heemskerk was seriously injured in a fireworks accident on Alkmaarseweg in Beverwijk on Christmas day.

Jan 1 '14 04:31

A 51-year-old man died due to a fireworks accident in Medemblik, Tuesday around 18:30.

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