Seriously injured by explosion of diving cylinder in Bruges
A man suffered serious injuries to his hands in the explosion of a diving cylinder in a diving sports shop in Bruges on Tuesday afternoon.
The accident happened in the specialized diving sport shop Duikpunt, along the Kannunik Duclosstraat in Sint-Pieters Brugge. Around 4 pm something went wrong when filling a diving cylinder. A man from Bredene suffered serious injuries to his hands as a result of the explosion. The victim was taken to hospital.
The Bruges public prosecutor's office has sent an expert on site to further investigate the exact circumstances of the accident.
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