KUALA LUMPUR: Helium-filled balloons used as props for an Education Ministry fitness event at Dataran Putrajaya exploded on Saturday (Oct 12), injuring 16 people, including children who had rushed forward so they could take home the balloons. The explosion reportedly occurred when someone tried ...
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