Durban man seriously injured after pressure cooker explodes

KwaZulu-Natal: At Netcare 911 responded to an explosion at a residence in Waterfall, Durban West region.

Reports indicate that while a meal was being prepared a pressure cooker had exploded seriously injuring an adult male standing next to the stove.

The patient was found to have sustained traumatic injuries to his face as well as thermal burns to his face, neck, and shoulders, and was treated on scene by a Netcare 911 emergency care practitioner.

Once stabilized the patient was transported to the hospital for the care he needed.

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