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Cuba reports 18 people hospitalized in Matanzas fire


Cuba reports 18 people hospitalized in Matanzas fire

Havana Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) A total of 18 patients are hospitalized as a result of the fire that took place several days ago in fuel depots in the western province of Matanzas.

The official report of the Cuban Public Health Ministry (Minsap) informed about the 112 patients who were discharged from the hospital, of which 106 are male and six are female.

Up to the closing of this report, four people were in critical condition, four in serious condition and 10 in care.

The incident occurred on the night of Friday, August 5, when an electrical discharge during a storm hit crude oil storage tank 52 of the Matanzas Supertanker Base and the flames devastated four fuel tanks.


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