Man injured when delivery package explodes in his hands

Police say the package contained a device that burned nearly 70% of his body

Police say the package contained a device that burned nearly 70% of his body

Police say they believe the man was opening the package in the mailbox when it exploded.

The package was left at the 73-year-old man's home near 145th Avenue and 222nd Street in Queens.

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When the man went to his mailbox and attempted to open the package, it exploded, authorities said.

The front of the man's house was visibly damaged, with smokey ash seen covering the front door. The victim is said to have suffered second and third degree burns over 80-percent of his body, and is now in critically condition at Nassau University Medical Center.

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It's not known what was inside the package.

An investigation is ongoing, according to NYPD and FDNY officials.

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Donna Harris, a spokeswoman for the NY division of the United States Postal Inspection Service, said on Friday night that the agency was helping in the investigation, but that it did not appear that the device had been sent through the mail.

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