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Published: Friday January 31, 2014 MYT 5:12:00 PM
Updated: Friday January 31, 2014 MYT 5:17:20 PM

Vegetable farmer dies after fireworks explosion

IPOH: A 42-year-old vegetable farmer died when fireworks exploded on his face in Malim Nawar, about 30km from here.

Chai Ming Yau died on his way to the Kampar hospital. 

The incident occurred on Friday at about 12.30pm infront of the victim's house in Taman Malim Nawar.

A police source said the father of a four-year-old child died after the fireworks exploded while he was playing with them infront of his house.

This is the second fireworks explosion death on Friday after a factory dispatch worker died in similar circumstances in Johor. 

Tags / Keywords: accident, death, fireworks, Chinese New Year, Malim Nawar


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