Christening blast kills one

A 37-year-old man died following a fireworks explosion at a christening ceremony in Nea Manolada, in the Peloponnese.

The man?s hands were severed following the homemade device?s explosion, while he also suffered severe third-degrees burns to his upper body.

He was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.

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