The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported the finding of the remains of four people at the scene of the fire in the supertanker port of the city of Matanzas.
“This morning seven teams of Legal Medicine and other related specialties entered the scene of the fire and found the first skeletal remains belonging to four people different”, explained José Ángel Portal.
We share this Friday, in the Supertanker Base area of #Massacreswith members of multidisciplinary teams that work intensely on visual inspection tasks.
We insist on the great responsibility that these actions demand.
– José Angel Portal Miranda (@japortalmiranda) August 12, 2022
The team’s goal is to locate skeletal remains of human origin or objects that are associated with people who are still missing.
With these deaths, the official death toll rises to six, while the number of missing drops to 10.
The total of wounded increased to 132of which 23 remain hospitalized, according to the Cuban Ministry of Public Health.
The fire was extinguished by the Matanzas Fire Department last Thursday, five days after the start of the incident, which began last Saturday.