Huge flames almost engulf police during bomb training in China

Huge wall of flames almost ‘engulf’ police officers during bomb disposal training in China

  • Images taken during a training course in Nanning, in the province of Guangxi, in the south of the country
  • One shows officer donning a helmet and protective gear as two devices explode behind him, creating inferno 
  • Pictures reminiscent of the 2008 blockbuster Hurt Locker, which followed US army bomb disposal unit in Iraq
  • This is the dramatic moment a police officer on a bomb training course can be seen casually walking away from a wall of flames after detonating two explosives. 

    The Hollywood-style snaps were taken during a bomb-disarming course in Nanning, China

    The two-week intensive programme in the south of the country sees recruits drilled on searching for and defusing explosive devices.

    The pictures are reminiscent of the 2008 blockbuster Hurt Locker, which followed a US army bomb disposal unit in Iraq

    The images show a technician-in-training donning a full-face helmet and protective gear as two devices explode behind him, creating an inferno.   

    The officers were from the People’s Armed Police of Guangxi, southern China. 

    An armed police officer attends an explosive ordnance disposal training on April 12, 2022 in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China

    An armed police officer attends an explosive ordnance disposal training on April 12, 2022 in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China

    The two-week intensive programme in the south of the country sees recruits drilled on searching for and defusing explosives (Pictured: Technician-in-training donning a full-face helmet and protective gear as two devices explode behind him)

    The two-week intensive programme in the south of the country sees recruits drilled on searching for and defusing explosives (Pictured: Technician-in-training donning a full-face helmet and protective gear as two devices explode behind him)

    The pictures are reminiscent of the 2008 blockbuster Hurt Locker (pictured), which followed US army bomb disposal unit in Iraq.

    The pictures are reminiscent of the 2008 blockbuster Hurt Locker (pictured), which followed US army bomb disposal unit in Iraq.