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Five L.A. Students Injured During Science Experiment

By The Associated Press — March 21, 2017 1 min read

Five teenage students were injured, and two were taken to the hospital after an explosion during an after-school science activity at a Los Angeles-area middle school.

Glendale police and school district officials say the two hospitalized students had cuts and gashes to their faces from a broken glass beaker or bottle that exploded. The other three had only scratches.

The blast occurred last week at Eleanor J. Toll Middle School, but the injured students came from neighboring Herbert Hoover High School.

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A version of this article appeared in the March 22, 2017 edition of Education Week as Five L.A. Students Injured During Science Experiment

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