3 killed, 172 injured in Havana after powerful tornado

Havana blast

A powerful tornado passed through the Cuban capital on Sunday night, leaving three people dead and 172 wounded, Cuban President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, said early Monday.

Diaz-Canel said in a message on his Twitter account that he has inspected the affected areas in the municipality of Regla in Havana.

“The damage is severe, so far we regret the loss of three human lives and treat 172 injured.

“Several brigades (are) already working on the restoration,” he said in the message.

The tornado hit several municipalities in Havana, leaving much of the city without power and causing substantial material damage.

 

SOURCE: Xinhua.com

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