No comments on what happened to the “Shell of Shells” contacted a man involved in the preparations for this spectacle what could have been the factors that did not make the “Shell of Shells” fire properly.

He said that he will not comment on why the ball did not operate as anticipated as he prefers to work in peace.

Fireworks enthusiasts and thousands of other people that gathered in Żurrieq and the area around on Friday night felt disappointed after the anticipated ball of fire did not colour the skies. .

Many also posted their disappointment on social media.

This spectacle was supposed to be part of the Valletta 2018 programme however it was scrapped for security issues.