Accidental blast in French carnival injures 18

New York [U.S.A.], Apr. 2 : Around 18 people were injured after a fireworks display gone off into the crowd at a carnival near Paris on Saturday.

As per the Fox News, five of the injured people were rushed to the hospital, which included one child.

The shocking incident took place in Villepinte, in the French capital's northern suburbs, when a wooden guy-style figure dubbed as Mr Carnival suddenly exploded.

The Paris fire brigade spokesperson, Nathalie Crespin informed that number of people have suffered facial injuries.

She further said that five has been hospitalised, but their lives are not in danger..

Source: ANI