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Boy Blows Up Sidewalk After Dropping Sparkler in Manhole During Chinese New Year Festival

It’s time to ring in the Year of the Pig, but one boy in China almost didn’t make it into the New Year after playing with fireworks and setting off an explosion that destroyed part of the sidewalk.

The incident was caught on surveillance video as the 8-year-old boy appeared to be playing with lighted sparklers and dropping one into a manhole cover during Spring Festival celebrations in the Inner Mongolian city of Chifeng on January 30, according to Shanghaiist.

Man Detonates ‘Homemade’ Explosive, Woman Pours Gasoline on Herself Outside U.S. Embassy in Beijing

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an explosive that was detonated outside the United States Embassy in Beijing on Thursday afternoon.

The explosion, which occurred outside the southeast corner of the compound in Chaoyang District at around 1 p.m. local time (1 a.m. ET), only injured the man suspected of detonating the bomb.