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A British woman and her eight-year-old daughter have been injured in an explosion at a hotel on the Spanish holiday island of Tenerife, sources said.
The woman was taken to hospital with severe burns to her face and head following the blast in the Bahia Principe hotel in Playa Paraiso yesterday.
Her daughter suffered less serious neck burns and both are believed to be receiving ongoing treatment in separate hospitals.
Two more women, a 38-year-old Belgian woman and a 34-year-old Spaniard, were also treated for minor burns in hospital.
Five people suffered injuries in a poolside bar blast in Adeje, on the south-west coast of Tenerife yesterday.
Three of the victims are British nationals.
- One British woman has suffered serious injuries
- An eight-year-old British girl was hospitalised with neck burns
- A British man also received treatment
- A 34-year-old woman reported to be a Spanish national was treated for minor injuries
- A 38-year-old Belgian woman was treated in hospital for minor burns
A British woman has been taken to hospital suffering serious injuries following an explosion at a poolside bar on the Spanish island of Tenerife.
The woman was taken to La Candelaria hospital in Tenerife's capital, Santa Cruz.
An eight-year-old girl and a man were taken to a smaller hospital in Arona, to the south of the island.
Local reports suggest the blast at may have been caused by a beer canister.
Local authorities say the explosion at a poolside bar in a Tenerife hotel that injured three Britons yesterday afternoon occurred in a "machine".
"Emergency services were called to an explosion in a machine in a poolside bar at a hotel in Playa Paraiso, in the town of Adeje, with several people suffering from burn injuries," a spokesman said.
"Emergency resources were immediately mobilised. Fire crews attended to inspect the zone but their intervention was not necessary."
The Foreign Office says it "stands ready to help" British nationals who have been injured in a poolside bar at a hotel in Adeje, on the Spanish island of Tenerife.
Three British people were injured in an explosion at a poolside bar in a hotel on the Spanish holiday island of Tenerife, local authorities have said.
A woman was taken to hospital with severe burns to her face and scalp following the blast in Adeje on the south-west coast of the island yesterday afternoon.
An eight-year-old British girl suffered neck burns and a man was treated for minor abrasions, the local government of the Canary Islands said in a statement.
Two other women, aged 38 and 34, were also treated for minor burns in hospital. The 38-year-old woman was described as a Belgian national.
Authorities said the explosion occurred in a machine in a poolside bar at a Playa Paraiso hotel.