A British man has died in Thailand after a firework reportedly exploded in his face throughout New 12 months’s Eve celebrations.
Native police mentioned Gary McLaren, 50, was killed when a firework he was making an attempt to gentle exploded throughout a go to to the resort city of Pattaya.
He died on the scene shortly after midnight, based on studies.
A International Workplace spokeswoman mentioned it was supporting the household.
Lt Col Somboon Ua-samanmaitree, from the Thai Vacationer Police, informed the BBC: “Round midnight, Mr McLaren tried to gentle up a big firework nevertheless it did not go off at first.
“After that, it out of the blue exploded and killed him on the scene.”
Mr McLaren’s buddies had been seen crying on the scene, the place a big firework was discovered and brought for proof, the Bangkok Submit reported.
Police informed the BBC that Mr McLaren had visited Thailand earlier than and had arrived just a few days previous to New 12 months’s Eve.