25 passengers injured in ferry explosion

25 passengers injured in ferry explosion

23-02-2018 09:00:00

Local authorities have informed that 25 passengers onboard a ferry were harmed as the result of a ferry explosion on Wednesday at a popular holiday resort in Mexico. However, the reports suggest that the explosion did not cause any deaths, but that 20 tourists and five locals were harmed

However, a few victims suffered second or third degree burns in the facial area and are in critical conditions. The explosion occurred at Play del Carmen on the ferry, which belongs to the local company Barco Caribe, ABC News reports.

Local authorities have started an investigation, to find out what caused the explosion in the first place

Source: Wolrd Maritime News / Maritime Denmark

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