Fireworks fails and bonfire blunders - New Year's celebrations that went pear-shaped

Fireworks, big crowds and rowdy celebrations are the recipe for many a New Year’s Eve, but in some parts of the world those elements led to disaster this week.

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Fireworks, big crowds and rowdy celebrations were the norm, but in some areas those areas led to disasters. Source: 1 NEWS

1 NEWS reporter Sam Clarke took a look at celebrations that didn’t go to plan – including a spectacular light show that no one asked for, a Dutch bonfire competition that quickly span out of control and a bridge collapse in Moscow.

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