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St Albans' schoolgirl injured as chemicals explode in face

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Image caption A sixth form science student at Sandringham School was taken to hospital with burns to the face

A sixth form science student from a Hertfordshire school was taken to hospital after chemicals exploded in her face during an experiment.

The girl, who was in a science lesson at Sandringham School in St Albans, suffered serious burns, the East of England Ambulance Service confirmed.

Paramedics were called to the school just before 10:25 BST and the girl was taken for specialist burns treatment at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

Her current condition is not known.

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