Firecrackers Exploded in Pondok Pesantren, 3 Students Injured

Senin, 03 Juli 2017

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Firecrackers Exploded in Pondok Pesantren, 3 Students Injured

There has been a firecracker explosion at Yayasan Pondok Pesantren or Madrasah Tsanawiyah Al Mujahidin on July 1, 2017. As a result of the incident 1 person suffered serious injuries and 2 others slightly injured. The firecracker explosion caused by sulfur and firecracker powder blended together. As a result, 1 person suffered serious injuries and was immediately rushed to Sari Mulya Banjarmasin Hospital, while 2 people were slightly injured and rushed to Sebangau Health Center.

Responding to the incident, the police directly conduct an investigation related to the explosion. Following an explosion-related investigation at the Pondok Pesantren Foundation or Madrasah Tsanawiyah Al Mujahidin in Sebangau Permai Village, Pulang Pisau District, Central Kalimantan, the police confirmed the explosion due to firecrackers" concoction and had nothing to do with terrorism.

According to victim’s comment who also concocted the fireworks, HW (28), an honorary teacher in Madrasyah AL Mujahidin said if the explosion occurred because the firecracker, sulfur and gunpowder blended into one, than explosion happened.