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Teen in hospital after experimenting with explosives

National News // Dec. 16, 2019

A teenager is in hospital suffering severe burns after an explosion in his bedroom in canton Lucerne on Saturday afternoon.

Pixabay Teen in hospital after experimenting with explosives

The 16 year is old thought to have been experimenting with explosives and chemicals. Neighbours say they’ve heard small bangs coming from the house before.

Explosive experts were called the house in Wolhusen where they found pyrotechnics and unknown substances. Bomb disposal teams disposed of several items in controlled explosions.

Investigations are underway.

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