Explosion at house in North West leaves two critically injured

An explosion at a house in Ikageng in the North West left a man and woman critically injured.
An explosion at a house in Ikageng in the North West left a man and woman critically injured.
Image: 123RF/ Pumidol Leelerdsakulvong

A man and woman were critically injured in a small explosion at a residence in Ikageng in the North West.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 6.30pm on Saturday to find local authorities already in attendance.

“On closer inspection, medics found a man and woman lying inside the small residence.

“Assessments showed that the man and the woman had sustained serious injuries to their legs and were in a critical condition,” said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

They were treated on the scene before being transported to a provincial hospital for further care.

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