Explosion in Vianen home; three hurt

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Firefighters' gear (Picture: Wikimedia Commons/Muffet). (Firefighters' gear (Picture: Wikimedia Commons/Muffet))

Three people were injured in an explosion in a home on Bol in Vianen on Thursday afternoon. According to the fire department, an explosive mixture of cleaning products exploded in the house, RTV Utrecht reports.

The victims sustained burns. They were examined by ambulance personnel. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

The fire department did measurements and concluded that a chemical mixture caused the explosion. Whether the chemicals were deliberately mixed to create an explosive is not clear. 

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