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One Injured After Explosion In Kempton Park

A man suffered minor injuries after a 48kg ammonia-filled gas cylinder exploded at a factory in Ekurhuleni.

On Friday morning, there were reports of an explosion in Chloorkop, Kempton Park, with a warning to motorists to “please keep roads clear for emergency services.”

Another alert was issued saying: “All services are on the scene and is contained. It was a minor accident and patients have been attended to.”

On Friday afternoon, Ekurhuleni Disaster and emergency management services spokesperson William Ntladi confirmed the incident. He stated that the incident occurred at a warehouse around 10.34 a.m.

“One adult male sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital. [The] cause of incident is being investigated,” Ntladi said.

“It happened in an enclosed and contained area and no roads are affected.”

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