UPDATE: Thirteen students at a southeast Queensland high school have been treated after coming into contact with a mystery gel inside a handball this afternoon.
Emergency services were called to Morayfield State Highschool just before 1.30pm.
It’s reported students were handling an object, believed to a handball, when it burst.
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The gel from inside the object is believed to have caused a “tingling sensation” in the hands of the students.
Paramedics treated the students on scene and they have since been given the all clear.
EARLIER: Thirteen students have been injured in a lab explosion at a Southeast Queensland high school this afternoon.
Emergency services rushed to Morayfield State Highschool just before 1.30pm.
It’s believed the students were handling an experimental object which burst in a science lab.
They are currently being treated for minor injuries to their hands.
More to come.
— Nine News Brisbane (@9NewsBrisbane) March 4, 2016