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NEWARK, Del. (CBS) — Two University of Delaware students were injured after an explosion inside a research lab on Wednesday afternoon.

The university says two grad students suffered minor injuries following a small contained explosion in a campus lab around 1 p.m.

The two students were taken to Christiana Hospital out of an abundance of caution. Their injuries are not considered serious.

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Brown Laboratory reopened around 3:30 p.m. while Drake Hall will remain closed until further notice.

Students who left personal belongings in Drake Hall during the evacuation should contact University of Delaware Police at 302-831-2222.