Barge carrying New Year's Eve fireworks explodes during display in eastern Australia

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Two men were injured and thousands were forced to evacuate after a barge carrying New Year's Eve fireworks  caught fire and exploded, local media reported. Footage shared on social media showed the fireworks at Terrigal Beach in New South Wales going out of control after a big bang, scaring onlookers nearby. The two injured were transferred to a nearby hospital for treatment, according to local media Donate to the Guardian and Observer charity appeal ► guardian.charitiestrust.org/guardianappeal.aspx?utm_source=guardian&utm_medium=youtubevideo Subscribe to Guardian News ► bit.ly/guardianwiressub Support the Guardian ► theguardian.com/supportus The Guardian ► www.theguardian.com The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► www.youtube.com/theguardian Owen Jones talks ► bit.ly/subsowenjones Guardian Football ► is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Sport ► bit.ly/GDNsport Guardian Culture ► is.gd/guardianculture Guardian Science and Tech ► is.gd/guardiantech

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