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30 injured after balloons explode at public event




KUALA TERENGGANU (22-10-2016) : A bunch of gas-filled balloons exploded at a public event here, injuring at least 30 people including children.

The incident took place at about 11.30am yesterday at Dataran Batu Burok during the Walk for the Blind event when an official tried to release the tethered balloons with a cigarette lighter.

Kuala Terengganu police chief ACP Idris Abd Rafar said police received a report on the incident and were conducting an investigation.

“The incident happened during the World Sight Day event orga­nised by the Terengganu Health Department.

“Many of the people were injured in the head, face and hands. They were taken to the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital,” he said. — Bernama



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