Man dies after P-lab blast

Last updated 13:40 30/01/2014

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A man has died after an explosion at a suspected methamphetamine lab in Northland last night.

The 49-year-old man died about 12.20pm as a result of injuries received in the explosion at an Opouteke Rd, Pakotai, address.

Another man, aged 26, has been transferred to Middlemore Hospital for specialist treatment and is in a stable condition.

Specialist police staff, ESR and fire safety investigators are on the scene to determine the exact cause of the explosion.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them on 09 430 4500

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