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Mailbox explosions injures man

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NEW YORK (NBC) -

A man in the New York City borough of Queens was seriously injured today when a package from his mailbox exploded in his hands.

The 73-year-old man suffered severe burns to his hands and body, but is expected to survive.

He was taken to a hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

Authorities say the small package exploded when the man tried to open it.

The front of the man's house was also damaged.

It's not known what was inside the package.
 

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