Boat explosion injures six

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At least six people, including at least five children, were hospitalized with burns and other injuries Monday after an explosion on board the boat they were riding in near Edgewater, Md., authorities said.

Police and fire officials gave varying information on those hurt, though they said all were expected to survive.

The incident occurred about noon, soon after the group had refueled its 32-foot Wellcraft powerboat at the Oak Grove Marina and headed out into the South River, Swindle said. A witness said the boat’s engine stalled and, as those on board tried to restart it, the explosion occurred.

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