Philly girl, 9, critically injured after lighting firework inside home, report says

A 9-year-old girl in Philadelphia was critically injured on Sunday after she lit fireworks at her home and one device—a possible M-80—exploded in her hand, a report said.

Neighbors told 6ABC.com that they heard an explosion at about 10:30 a.m. and heard screams from the home. One neighbor covered the girl’s hand and rushed her to a hospital.

“I see the little girl, blood all over her body missing two of her fingers,” one neighbor said. “I said, ‘Oh my God.”’

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The report said that authorities believe the explosive was an M-80.