VIDEO: Girl’s hair bursts into flames during birthday celebrations after being sprayed with silly string

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Girl enjoys her birthday as loved ones stand by her (YouTube)
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People next to her spray silly string on the girl (YouTube)
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Suddenly the girl’s hair bursts in to a ball of flames (YouTube)
Updated 13 September 2017
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VIDEO: Girl’s hair bursts into flames during birthday celebrations after being sprayed with silly string

DUBAI: This is the terrifying moment a young girl’s birthday celebrations went horribly wrong as she turned into a human fireball.
As the girl, who is apparently celebrating her 11th birthday stands with loved ones she attempts to blow out the sparkler candles.
But after her family appears to sing a version of “Happy Birthday,” people shower her in silly string.
As she turns around it seems that some of the burning sparks from the candles set her hair on fire and her head suddenly becomes covered in flames.
People can be heard screaming as the girl runs, closely followed by a man who pats her hair down to put out the flames and the video stops.
The incident is thought to have happened in Argentina, but it is not known what – if any – injuries the girl suffered.



Woman refuses flood rescue unless her 25 dogs go too

An aerial view shows partially submerged houses at a flooded area in the southern state of Kerala, India, August 17, 2018. (REUTERS)
Updated 19 August 2018
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Woman refuses flood rescue unless her 25 dogs go too

  • Dozens of military and coast guard helicopters took troops to high risk areas seeking people trapped on the roofs of submerged buildings
  • One a heavily pregnant woman Sajita Jabeel, 25, gave birth just after her rescue

KOCHI, India: A woman refused to leave her flooded house in India’s Kerala state without her 25 dogs, a rescuer said Saturday, as the death toll continued to rise.
The dogs were found cowering on beds in the flooded house with water rising when an animal welfare group arrived for a last-gasp rescue, said Sally Varma of Humane Society International.
The woman, who uses only one name Sunitha, was found by rescuers in Thrissur, one of the districts worst hit by floods in Kerala that have left at least 324 dead.
But she refused to leave her house unless her dogs, all strays or abandoned pets, were taken too, Varma told AFP.
“She sent back volunteers and rescue officials because they said they could not evacuate her dogs.
“She was just not willing to leave her dogs behind. She then managed to get in touch with us,” Varma added.
“When the rescue team reached her house, it was completely flooded and the dogs were huddled on beds.”
Sunitha, her husband and the dogs are now staying at a special shelter as the relief camps set up for the disaster refused animals.
Varma said she has started a fundraiser for Sunitha and her pets so a kennel could be built at her home after the floods recede.