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Three injured in Vereeniging factory explosion

Paramedics say two of the injured had to be airlifted to hospital after they were treated on the scene.

FILE: The cause of that explosion is being investigated. Picture: imgkid.com.

JOHANNESBURG -Three people have sustained severe burns and are in a critical condition after an explosion at a factory in Vereeniging on Tuesday afternoon.

Paramedics say two of the injured had to be airlifted to hospital after they were treated on the scene.

The cause of that explosion is being investigated.

ER24's Russel Meiring said, "Three men were left critically injured, following an explosion at the R59 and Boy Low Road intersection in Vereeniging. On our arrival we found three men lying outside with major burns to most of their bodies and were in a critical condition"

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