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11 students and one teacher have been treated by paramedics after a classroom science experiment created a chemical explosion.

11 students and one teacher at a primary school on Sydney’s Northern Beaches have been treated by paramedics for burns after a classroom science experiment created a chemical explosion.

Two students – both aged around 10 – from Manly West Public School suffered severe burns, with one student being airlifted to a nearby hospital. Others were treated at the scene, and transported to hospital for further treatment.

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