Manhole explosion sends Chinese boy flying into air after he throws firecracker inside

A manhole explosion sent a boy flying into the air after he threw a firecracker inside in northwestern China.

The shocking moment, filmed in Kangle County in Gansu Province on October 11, shows a boy walking to a manhole and throwing a firecracker into it when he was playing with several other children in a residential community.

The manhole was then exploded, sending the boy flying into the air.

Other children were heard screaming while running away quickly.

Although the boy had scald to his face, he was not injured seriously.

The boy was being treated in hospital.

The video was provided by local media with permission.

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Location: China