4 injured in KwaZulu-Natal blast

2013-02-22 14:38

Durban - Four people were injured in a gas explosion in a temple on Friday in Phoenix, north of Durban, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said two people were in a critical condition while two others sustained serious burns.

Botha said the four were cooking inside the temple on Longcroft Drive when the explosion happened at 11:38.

When paramedics and the fire department arrived on the scene they found the injured on the ground outside the temple.

The patients were transported to a hospital in Umhlanga for treatment.