Kuni .G. Isaac
Since the unfortunate incident at the hotel Saratoga, the head of Cuba’s national fire department, said on the 12th that the death toll in an explosion at the Saratoga Hotel in the capital Havana on the 6th rose to 45.
Guzman told the media at the scene of the accident that rescuers found the body of the last missing person on the afternoon of the 12th, and the deceased should be a female employee of the hotel. Cleanup of the accident scene will continue.
On the same day, the Cuban Presidential Palace posted on its official social media account that President Diaz-Canel announced a national mourning period from 6:00 on the 13th to 24:00 on the 14th.
The landmark Saratoga Hotel in Havana was badly damaged in an explosion on the 6th. Preliminary investigations revealed that the cause of the explosion was a leak from a liquefied gas tanker outside the hotel. The explosion caused a large number of casualties, including four minors, a pregnant woman and a foreign citizen.