Hong Kong Cancels CNY Fireworks to Mourn Bus Crash Victims

On the off chance that you were one of the numerous people enthusiastically reckoning Hong Kong’s yearly lunar new year firecracker execution, you will be disillusioned to take in the occasion has been drop. As indicated by reports, the neighborhood government has chosen to offset the outstanding occasion of regard for casualties of a dangerous transport crash.

Hong Kong’s CEO Carrie Lam declared the cancelation on February 12 at a public interview, saying it is a show of ‘citywide grieving,’ as indicated by South China Morning Post.

The February 10 catastrophe, which executed 19 individuals and left 66 harmed, is viewed as the deadliest street disaster in Hong Kong to have happened over the most recent 15 years.

The mishap occured last Saturday, when a twofold decker vehicle upset close to the town of Tai Po in the New Domains after the driver accelerated and lost control of the transport. The man in the driver’s seat has been accused of ‘risky driving causing passing,’ and allegedly showed up in court on Tuesday, February 13.

[Images via expatliving.hk, Apple Daily h/t AP]


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