Several hurt in Sainsbury's coffee machine explosion
Sainsbury's said a ruptured pipe in the machine caused the blast
A number of people, including customers, were hurt when an industrial coffee machine exploded at a Sainsbury's supermarket in Hampshire.
Fire crews were called at 1225 BST to the Kingsmead centre in Farnborough after the blast in the store's cafe.
Six people suffering mostly from minor injuries were taken to hospital. Others were treated at the scene.
Sainsbury's said a ruptured pipe caused the explosion. The store was evacuated but has now reopened.
Eye injuries A spokesman said: "Colleague and customer safety is our main priority.
"The store was evacuated and closed while the council's environmental health officers undertook an inspection.
"The cafe will remain closed until we have completed a full investigation into the cause of this incident."
One of those taken to hospital was a 23-year-old woman with head, arm and eye injuries, the ambulance service said.
Rushmoor Borough Council has started an inquiry.
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