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BOMBS BURSTING Fireworks Accident Injures 28 David Zalubowski/AP

Fireworks Accident Injures 28

Note to fireworks staff: it's “the bombs bursting in air.” An accidental detonation of fireworks in Simi Valley ended in shrapnel-like injuries and burns for 28 onlookers gathered to watch the city’s Fourth of July display last night. Witnesses described fireworks shooting sideways into the crowd and a chaotic scene as families ran from the explosions. “There was a big boom. Everybody started running down the street. People were screaming,” said Justice Allen, at the scene. No fatalities were reported.

July 5, 2013 9:23 AM