6 treated for burns after Pretoria air show explosion

2016-05-07 16:00
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Pretoria - Six people suffered severe burns after a cooking spray bottle exploded at a vendor stand at the Swartkops air show on Saturday, paramedics have confirmed.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha in a statement said paramedics had been standing by at the Pretoria event when the incident occurred.

"Medics raced over to the stand and found that six people had sustained severe burns and were in a serious condition," he said.

The injured were stabilised and taken to various hospitals in the area for further medical assistance.

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