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ANG THONG: A bag of small firecrackers exploded in a boy's lap as he was riding on a motorbike with his stepfather on Wednesday night. The boy later died and his stepfather was badly injured. 

Police said the two were on the ground screaming in agony when they arrived. Parts of the motorbike and bits from the firecrackers were scattered along the road.

The boy’s body had a deep laceration near the genital area stretching all the way down to his thighs. His stepfather received lacerations to the middle of his back down to his waist, said the police.

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