(June 1999, Thailand) In Thailand, a crowd of onlookers was severely burnt
at the National Anti Smokers Day. A hydrogen-filled cigarette ignited
explosively when an irate young man tried to cut off the no-smoking symbol
with a knife.
1999 At-Risk Survivor
Unconfirmed by Darwin
Reader Matt says, "This story did occur, but not in the way listed. What
actually happened was that the giant cigarette was being held up so the
anti-smoking club's president could cut it in half with a large sword. I
suppose they proved smoking is bad for you, though."