A shop caught fire after someone set off a firecracker outside. Photo: Weibo

Chinese firecracker explosion kills five in early hours of Lunar New Year

  • Shop owner detained on suspicion of causing illegally stored fireworks to explode
  • Authorities have started cracking down on traditional practice due to the number of deaths and injuries caused by fireworks each year
Topic |   China Society

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A shop caught fire after someone set off a firecracker outside. Photo: Weibo
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