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Bengal Light

 

a pyrotechnic compound containing barium nitrate (the oxidant), powdered aluminum or magnesium (the fuel), dextrin or starch (the cementer), and oxidized iron or steel filings. The compound is applied to pieces of iron wire to obtain so-called Bengal candles. When ignited, Bengal light burns slowly, scattering bright, flashing sparks (particles of metal burning to completion in the air).

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Uefa last night said Ferencvaros had been guilty of a series of breaches of their disciplinary regulations, and criticised the club for allowing their supporters to set off Bengal lights inside the stadium.
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The match, which finished 2-2, was marred when "a continuous shower of missiles was thrown onto the pitch and into the section with English supporters, and Bengal lights were set off by the Italian fans", UEFA said in a statement.