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[CLIFFDALE] One dead, one injured in an industrial explosion

An adult male has died and a 40-year-old man has been injured in an industrial explosion at a cleaning service in Cliffdale, KZN. It is alleged that a small explosion occurred inside a tanker while a man was inside – the injured patient is believed to have attempted to rescue the man but was overcome by Carbon Monoxide.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 10:15 along with the Fire Department. The 40-year-old male was found to have suffered moderate to serious injuries and was treated and transported to a private hospital in Hillcrest.

The Fire Department was still busy with the recovery of the deceased from inside the tanker at the time of this report. The South African Police Services were also on the scene for further investigations.