Cuba: At least 32 dead in hotel explosion

Source: CNN

“At least 32 people have died, and 19 remain missing following Friday’s explosion at the Hotel Saratoga in Havana, Red Cross official Gloria Bonnin told Cuba’s state-run Prensa Latina News Agency on Saturday. The state-run company Gaviota that manages the hotel said 11 workers died in the blast and 13 remain missing. A Cuban-American woman is among the injured, according to Dalila Alba Gonzalez, a Ministry of Tourism spokesperson. A gas leak is thought to be the cause of the explosion, according to the Cuban Presidential Office, which said that more details would follow.” (05/07/22)