Hot air balloon full of fireworks explodes in Myanmar, injures multiple people

Hot air balloon full of fireworks explodes in Myanmar, injures multiple people (Skynet/CNN NEWSOURCE)

MYANMAR (WKRC) - It is admittedly miraculous that everyone survived the explosion of a hot air balloon filled with fireworks that was caught on camera.

The incident too place in Myanmar (Burma), which is a landlocked country in Asia that neighbors Thailand and India.

During the "Tazaungdaing Festival of Lights", an unmanned air balloon that was packed full of pyrotechnics suddenly exploded.

At least nine people were hurt, according to the BBC.

Launching balloons with fireworks in them in apparently a tradition in Myanmar to celebrate the end of "wet season".

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