Man seriously burnt in factory blast

2013-02-08 14:26
Netcare 911 (Picture: Supplied)

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Pretoria - A man suffered serious burns after an explosion at a chemical factory in Waltloo, Pretoria on Friday, paramedics said.

"The man sustained about 70% burn wounds over his body as a result of the explosion," Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

The 44-year-old was stabilised and taken to hospital for treatment.


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