Updated February 23, 2021, 6:37 pm
- A 28-year-old man was killed in a “Gender Reveal Party” in New York State.
- There a device that he built himself to reveal the sex of the unborn child exploded.
A 28-year-old man was killed in the United States in the explosion of a device that was used to announce the sex of his unborn child at a party. The man had tinkered with his brother on the device in a garage in the town of Liberty in the US state of New York, the police department said on Tuesday night. There was an explosion on Sunday in which the 28-year-old was killed and his 27-year-old brother was injured. What kind of device it was exactly and how it came to the explosion will be investigated, it said.
So-called “Gender Reveal Parties”, at which the gender of an unborn child is revealed in an unusual way, are becoming increasingly popular in the USA. However, there are also more and more reports of serious accidents at such events. (ash / dpa)