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Cuba: 15 patients still hospitalized after Matanzas fire

Cuba: 15 patients still hospitalized after Matanzas fire

Havana, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Fifteen patients are still hospitalized due to injuries from the fire that occurred several days ago in the Supertanker Base in western Matanzas province in Cuba.

The official report from the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) said that 115 patients were discharged from hospitals, including 109 men and six women.

It added that four people are in a critical condition, two are in a serious condition and nine are in care.

The fire occurred on Friday night, August 5, when a bolt of lightning hit crude oil storage tank 52 at the Matanzas Supertanker Base during a storm, and the flames devastated four fuel tanks.

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