Light the blue touchpaper, and retire

You could not make it up.

This, from the BBC: Worries over mishandled fireworks in Palestinian territories.

Really? Based on past actions, you would have thought there were ample experts available to help them – sadly – get the correct bang out of their fireworks. Methinks it is a slow news week in that part of the world for the BBC.

Or was it their, er, burning desire to get something out that would avoid the attention of the Protocols of the Elders of the Online Lobby?