LOS ANGELES, July 5. /ITAR-TASS reporter Alexandra Urusova /. A box with fireworks has exploded during a salute to celebrate Independence Day on Thursday in Los Angeles County. According to KTLA TV channel, at least 14 people were injured. The incident occurred at 21:20 local time when hundreds of Simi Valley residents gathered in the park to watch the traditional fireworks.
According to reports, up to ten people with minor injuries were rushed to the hospital. Rescuers are working at incident site. The number of injured is being specified.