Teens blow up dog with fireworksBy Mason White 3:18 PM January 25, 2015
|The dog with fireworks on its body|
By: Feng Qian
Animal rights groups are demanding a harsh punishment for two men who uploaded a video of themselves blowing up a dog with fireworks.
The video shows the dog being blown up after having explosives strapped to its body by a group of men.
The young people were laughing as they strapped the fireworks around the animal that appeared to be malnourished.
After several failed attempts, the group finally managed to light the fireworks before running off to a safe distance.
Seconds later, the fireworks exploded, leaving behind a thick plume of smoke.
The incident is believed to have taken place in El Negrito, Honduras. The young men are said to be between the ages of 17 and 19.
The men were arrested after they uploaded the video of the cruel act to the Internet. A judge ordered them to pay about $90 despite the fact that the 6-year-old dog died in a horrible way.
A petition on YouSignAnimals.org is calling on Honduras Attorney General Oscar Fernando Chinchilla Banegas, to impose a stiffer penalty on the men.