British Man Injured After Lighting Firecracker in Buttocks

  1. could you imagine being the er nurse when he arrived? i hear they have wild stories in the er. no kidding!!!

    london- a 22-year-old man suffered internal injuries after lighting a small firecracker he had inserted into his buttocks, paramedics said thursday.

    the incident took place sunday, when britain celebrated bonfire night, traditionally marked with fireworks to celebrate the guy fawkes' gunpowder plot to blow up parliament in the 17th century.
    the man suffered burns and other unspecified internal injuries in the incident in sunderland, 275 miles north of london.

    katherine shenton, a spokeswoman for the north east ambulance service, said a caller had phoned in that the victim was bleeding after the firecracker exploded.

    several of the man's friends recorded the incident on a mobile phone. the blurry images show a man bent over with his pants down and a white flash as the firecracker explodes.

    the times newspaper reported the man is a soldier who recently returned from iraq.,2933,228517,00.html
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  3. by   muffie
    what a pita !
  4. by   medsurgnights
    An empathetic "youch" and "blush"!
  5. by   VivaLasViejas
    That kid must've eaten a whole BOWL of stupid for breakfast that day!! Sounds like a future candidate for the Darwin Awards........
  6. by   Keepstanding
    :trout: That is truly a "SPECIAL" kind of stupid !
  7. by   RNKay31
    Haha, LOL, that's a good laugh, oh simply no kidding
  8. by   DolphinRN84
  9. by   URO-RN

    right up there w/ the guy who inserted a car antenna up his woopsie daisy and ended up in my unit.
  10. by   S.T.A.C.E.Y
    This video link isn't for this particular news story, but it reminded me of a video clip I saw a while ago.

    Only boys would do this: Butt Firecracker Video Clip Make sure you have the sound on....
  11. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Wouldn't a laxative have been more effective? LOL
  12. by   RNKay31
    Quote from Marie_LPN
    Wouldn't a laxative have been more effective? LOL
    That was so funny Marie
  13. by   UM Review RN
    Guy needs a psych eval stat.

  14. by   amy0123
    hehe. I wonder what his reasoning was.