firecracker

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Synonyms for firecracker

firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing

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It is located 600 meters south of Fire Cracker and extends over a minimum of 30 X 100 meters.
The May 17 game was abandoned after 51 minutes when a fire cracker, thought to have been thrown by AEL fans, injured APOEL's Brazilian defender Kaka.
Thiruvananthapuram The horrid gang rape of a north Indian woman who was in search of her lover in Kerala, the drowning of four engineering students in a river and a blast in a fire cracker factory that killed five people ruined Kerala's otherwise happy Christmas week.
As for the city's reputation as a shopping destination, it will not so much be a shot in the arm but a fire cracker up the backside.
Stencil painted in Fire Cracker 2, Fruit Fool 2, Flamingo Fun 1, Ruby Fountain 1 and Paradise Green 3, approx pounds 14.
Later, during his visit to the Saudi Consulate to review security measures after fire cracker attacks few days back, the Minister said that investigation in this regard were underway and the culprits will be brought to justice.
On Sunday night in Nicosia, a fire cracker exploded in the hands of a 15-year-old, severing his left thumb and three fingers.
The boy was injured to the face while watching the game from his seat when a fire cracker hit him.
MIAN CHANNU, April 25, 2011 (Frontier Star): Four persons were killed in Mian Channu on Sunday in two separate incidents of explosion in fire cracker manufacturing factory and in a road accident.
Keeper Tim Flowers revealed: "When a fire cracker thrown from the crowd went off near me, I thought it was a gun shot.
It is still unclear whether the fire in the building broke out because of a short circuit or a fire cracker.
TRAGEDY STRUCK Tamil Nadu on Diwali eve as more than 30 people were killed in an explosion at a fire cracker godown at Pallipattu town in Tiruvallur district, about 90 km from here.
Another building, occupied by a number of Indians, did not place any restrictions on lights but banned the use of fire crackers anywhere on the building premises to ensure safety.
The suspects are also accused of having in their possession fire crackers, Molotov cocktails, taking part in riots all of which to conduct a terrorist act.
It said a key feature of the plan is a crackdown on shooting and fire crackers during the celebrations that threaten lives, vowing to arrest violators and take legal action to deter them.