04/08/2014

Four Girls In Hospital After Aerosol Explosion

Garda are investigating the circumstances surrounding four girls ending up in hospital after an aerosol exploded in a house in Drogheda on Sunday.

The girls are being treated in hospital, two in Crumlin's children's hospital and two in Tallaght, following the incident.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. 

While not a criminal investigation, gardaí say they are looking into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

It is believed that the girls were in an upstairs bedroom when an aerosol can exploded.

(MH/CD)

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