Haiti: The mass grave, last home of several deaths in explosion

Haiti: The mass grave, last home of several deaths in explosion

Several bodies of the victims of the explosion of a tanker in northern Haiti, in which at least 75 people died, were buried this Wednesday in a mass grave in the Cap-Haitien cemetery.

“There are bodies without heads and heads without bodies. There are many small parts whose bodies do not exist.”

The corpses and other incomplete human remains will be buried in a mass grave in the Sainte Philomène cemetery.said Cap-Haitien Deputy Mayor Patrick Almonor.

“Some bodies are still in the hospital. Others are already in the common grave. There are bodies without heads and heads without bodies. There are many small parts whose bodies do not exist. They are all being placed in the Sainte Philomène cemetery, “Almonor said.

The Haitian Government and local authorities are planning a state funeral, but there is still no specific date.

The explosion killed at least 75 people, while 56 people remain injured in critical condition, according to the latest official data provided by Civil Protection.

The authorities have not yet clarified what caused the spark that caused the explosion of the tanker, which also affected about 20 homes located on the street where the vehicle overturned.

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