Two injured in KZN blast

Johannesburg - Two men were injured, one critically, in an explosion at a petrol station in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Friday.

“The incident occurred when one petrol tank apparently exploded while the men were working on it,” ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring.

File photo: Sizwe Ndingane. Credit: Independent Newspapers

The explosion happened on Thursday at the Allen and Harding road intersection.

The men were treated on scene and taken to Medi-Clinic Newcastle for further medical treatment.

The cause of the incident was not known.

Provincial police spokesman Captain Thulani Zwane confirmed the incident but said a case had not been opened. - Sapa