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Explosion at Waikato University seriously injures staff member
Emergency services were called to the Hamilton campus about 8.15am on Monday. A Waikato University staff member has been seriously injured after an explosion at its Hamilton campus. Two St John ambulances, two rapid response vehicles, and a manager, rushed to the campus in Hillcrest at 8.16am on Monday, a statement said. One person was seriously injured and was transported to Waikato Hospital. An email to staff from Waikato University’s senior deputy vice-chancellor professor Alister Jones said it was a “minor explosion” from a gas cylinder outside a science laboratory near the EF link building. “The site of the explosion has been secured and it is safe to be on campus.” Source


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