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‘Powerful’ explosion causes severe damage to five-star hotel in Havana – blast also destroys cars and buses nearby

  • Four have been killed and nineteen injured in the Cuban capital blast
  • Cars and buses nearby were damaged in the massive beachside explosion
  • Frantic search for survivors ongoing as multiple floors of hotel torn through 

A powerful explosion has damaged a five-star hotel in Cuban capital Havana.

The beachside Hotel Saratoga was hit by the blast on Friday, government media reported.

It tore through several floors.

Four have been killed and nineteen injured in the blast.

Cuban news agency ACN published photos showing severe damage to the Saratoga in Havana and clouds of dust billowing into the sky.

The five-star, 96-room hotel in Old Havana has two bars, two restaurants and a rooftop pool, according to its website.

Four have been found dead and nineteen more injured after the blast tore through floors

Four have been found dead and nineteen more injured after the blast tore through floors

Debris was scattered throughout the street and survivors searched frantically for friends

Debris was scattered throughout the street and survivors searched frantically for friends

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Source: Daily Mail

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