Cops: Putrajaya balloon explosion caused by hydrogen gas

Published on 14 Oct 2019 5:01:56 PM

Putrajaya district police chief ACP Rosly Hasan on Monday said the balloon explosion incident at the Education Ministry's 2019 National Sports Month event on October 12 was caused by the use of hydrogen gas, instead of helium, in the balloons.

Hydrogen is highly sensitive and extremely flammable.