Germany: 10-year-old blows up school toilet with illegal firecracker
08 December 2018 | 4:18 pm
The explosion destroyed the toilet, demolished the stall and shattered windows. Police do not know were the boy got the explosives and say he's lucky to have escaped without seriously injuring himself or others.
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