This was announced by the Cuban Ministry of Health.

“As of August 18, 146 people were injured, 18 of them are in hospitals, 16 people died,” the report says.

It is noted that 112 people injured in the incident have already been discharged from hospitals.

Earlier, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said that a large fire that occurred on August 5 at an oil storage facility in the province of Matanzas was extinguished.

On August 7, it was reported that one person died as a result of a fire at an oil storage base in Cuba.

It was also said about more than 120 victims.