Published On: Wed, Mar 13th, 2013

One dead and 4 wounded during explosion

DOKWILLEMSTAD – The asphalt lake at the Curacao Dry Dock was the scene of an explosion which left one dead and four severely wounded employees. Investigation has already started to find out what exactly caused the explosion.

Prime Minister Daniel Hodge confirmed that 5 persons were involved in this tragedy today. One passed away, one is in critical situation, two have to stay for observation and one was able to go home. The one who is in critical condition will be transported to Colombia with urgency for further treatment.

The incident happened today at around 4 o’clock in the afternoon. Currently the area is closed off pending investigation.

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