Explosion causes injuries – reports

There are unconfirmed reports that two men were seriously injured during the initial explosion that resulted in the fire at the one of three fuel tanks at the Matautu Wharf.

According to reports, a man was working on the tanker when the explosion happened. He and another man were evacuated to the Moto’otua hospital.

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Attempts to get an official comment from the hospital were unsuccessful.

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