A pleasure boat on a trip to watch National Day fireworks collided with a ferry and sank off Hong Kong, leaving 36 people dead and sparking a frantic overnight rescue effort.
The death toll from a huge blaze at a fireworks factory in southern India rose to 38 on Thursday as police revealed that the plant's licence had been suspended only a day before the tragedy.
А fireworks show in honor of Kazakhstan London Olympic athletes will be held today, on August 17, in the city of Astana.
A salute of 67 salvos will be held in Astana in commemoration of the Victory Day on May 9.
Fireworks will be a part of the celebrations in Almaty on May 9 timed to 67th anniversary of the victory in World War II.
Armed forces of Kazakhstan will mark their 20th anniversary on May 7. President decreed to make this day a public holiday.
25-artillery salvo fireworks will be held on May 7 and 9 in Astana and Almaty.