Hinche : Fire of the gas station

Following the explosion, on 17 March of a truck unloading petroleum products in a TOTAL gas station in Hinche,http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-16899-haiti-flash-important-fire-at-a-gas-station-heavy-toll.html , the number of deceased persons has considerably increased.

Dr. Georges Dubuche, Director General of the Ministry of Public Health and Dr. Garnel Michel, Director of the Centre National Ambulance (CAN), confirmed that the initial assessment of 7 deceased persons now stands at 12 victims burned alive and more 30 other victims burned to varying degrees. This assessment is provisional because of the severity of burns of some of the victims…

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