Violence and chaos brought about by the ongoing extradition bill crisis continued to permeate Hong Kong as more clashes between protesters and police took place last week.
Hong Kong protesters who were gathered outside Tin Shui Wai Police Station on Wednesday morning were injured after a private vehicle’s drive-by firework attack on the crowd. Six people were reportedly injured from the fireworks that were suddenly let off toward their direction following an escalation of violence that erupted the night before.
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.
Firework displays are enjoyed at major gatherings and events such as an annual celebration in Japan called Hanabi Taikai, which means Fireworks Festival.
The annual Akagawa Fireworks Festival, which was held in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture on Aug. 18, saw thousands of spectators flock into the city to watch the jaw-dropping pyrotechnics that lit up the dark summer sky.
Modern Chinese weddings have become known for their elaborate celebrations that often involve some spectacle of sorts — but this one takes the cake for literally being the most explosive!
One couple in China decided to let sparks fly during their special day by using a variety of firecrackers during their ceremony.