Manly West Public School: Students injured in science experiment explosion Sydney’s northern beaches

Several students suffer burns in an explosion during a science experiment gone wrong at a public school on Sydney’s northern beaches

  • An explosion has rocked Manly West Public School in Sydney’s northern beaches
  • It’s understood the explosion was caused by a science experiment at the school
  • Students have been injured in the blast and ambulance crews are responding

Several students have been injured following at explosion at a public school on Sydney‘s northern beaches. 

The explosion occurred around 1:45pm at Manly West Public School in Balgowlah.

It’s understood a school science experiment caused the blast, according to the Manly Observer. 

A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said several road crews and a specialist medical team on board the CareFlight helicopter were responding to the incident.

An explosion has occurred at Manly West Public School (pictured) in Sydney's Northern Beaches

An explosion has occurred at Manly West Public School (pictured) in Sydney’s Northern Beaches

The situation is said to be ‘under control’. 

Students injured in the blast have suffered partial to superficial burns. At least one injury is serious.

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