Two arrests follow deadly firework accidents

Police in northern Jutland: men charged with endangering the lives of others

Two men have been arrested in connection with the firework accidents that killed three people and injured a further two during New Year’s Eve celebrations.

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The North Jutland police received information from the public that led to the arrest of a 24-year-old and 29-year-old, both in the Hobro area, in the vicinity of where the fatal accidents occured.

The men are charged with violating paragraph 252 of the Penal Code for bringing others' lives in danger.