Boat explosion on Brisbane River injures three people

POLICE were called to investigate an explosion on a boat in the Brisbane River this afternoon that injured three people.

Around 3:50pm emergency services attended the Brisbane Corso, Yeronga, after reports that an explosion had occurred on a vessel moored in the river.

Three people on board suffered burns to various parts of their body and transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 50-year-old man and a 45-year-old man were taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, while a 14-year-old girl was taken to the Lady Cliento Children's Hospital.

Police have determined the incident as non-suspicious.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


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