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Maryland Boat Explosion Injures At Least Eight

Eight people, including two children, were hospitalized after a boat exploded at the Oak Grove Marina, in Edgewater, Md. Monday.

Anne Arundel County Fire Department found two children suffering second- and third-degree burns, and flew them to a local hospital, reports NBC Washington.

Other children and adults were transported to a hospital by ground. Investigators are still determining the cause of the explosion.

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