4 students suffer burns after botched chemical experiment
News On Japan via Japan Today -- Jun 24
Four boys suffered burns to their faces and hands after a fire started while they were conducting a chemical experiment on the banks of the Arakawa River at Hinodecho in Tokyo's Adachi Ward on Saturday.
According to police, the boys, aged 15 and 16, were among a group of 11 members of the Adachi Gakuen science club. Emergency services received a call just after 3 p.m., saying that a fire had burned some of the boys, TBS reported.
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