İzmir Governor’s Office bans sale, use of fireworks without permission as part of state of emergency
İZMİR – Doğan News AgencyThe İzmir Governor’s Office banned the sale and use of fireworks as part of the state of emergency on Aug. 2.
Fireworks are commonly used in wedding ceremonies, football matches and some celebratory events across Turkey.
The governor’s office stated some complaints were filed against the frequent use of fireworks and firecrackers, which could cause harm.
It stated that these materials were using during demonstrations against security forces.
The governor’s office announced that it also banned the selling of some pyrotechnical materials such as fireworks, firecrackers and torches.
However, the governor’s office will reportedly have an exceptional attitude toward fireworks.
Fireworks may be used in ceremonies after obtaining permission from the governorate as people will be able to use them in the presence of an expert who will monitor their use.