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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion

The girls aged between 12-14 have been transferred from hospital in Drogheda to Dublin.

The girls have been transferred to Crumlin and Tallaght hospitals.
The girls have been transferred to Crumlin and Tallaght hospitals.
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FOUR TEENAGE GIRLS have been hospitalised after an aerosol can exploded at a house in Drogheda this afternoon.

Gardaí say that the incident happened at about 4.15 pm with the girls aged between 12-14 years taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

All four have since been transferred to the National Children’s Hospital in Tallaght and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin with burn injuries.

The explosion is understood to have caused extensive internal structural damage to the house.

Investigations are ongoing.

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