Explosion at address - Opouteke Road Northland - Northland
"Police News Alert Issued *** 1.30pm, January 30th
At 12.20pm on Thursday 30th
January 2014, a 49 year old man passed away as result of
injuries received in the explosion at an address in Opouteke
Road, Pakotai last night.
The other injured person, a
male, aged 26 years has been transferred to Middlemore
Hospital for specialist treatment of the burns he received.
His condition is described as stable.
The examination of
the scene continues with specialist police staff, ESR and
Fire Safety to establish the exact cause of the
Police ask that any person who may have
information to contact the Whangärei Police on 09 430
The deceased name will not be released until all
next of kin have been notified.
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