1 Dead, 30 Hurt in Fireworks Explosion

Nigerian-factory blast sparks blaze in crowded market

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 26, 2012 5:02 PM CST

(Newser) – A fireworks factory exploded in the Nigerian city of Lagos today and sparked a fire that spread to at least nine other buildings, killing one and injuring 30, AFP reports. Crowds gathered to watch as people jumped from windows to save their lives and bystanders...   Read full story »

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