Toddler airlifted to hospital after being burnt

2015-12-15 17:17
Toddler airlifted after burning himself with hot water. (supplied)

Toddler airlifted after burning himself with hot water. (supplied)

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Pretoria - A one-year-old boy had to be airlifted to hospital after he burnt himself with hot water in Mamelodi, Pretoria, on Tuesday, paramedics said.

"[The] one-year-old boy had suffered second degree burns to the face, neck, chest and back," Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that the child poured hot water onto himself."

The toddler was taken to hospital by helicopter for treatment.

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