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Reuters

Four dead, many injured after explosion at Havana hotel-state media

The covered body of a victim lies on the street after an explosion destroyed the Hotel Saratoga, in Havana, Cuba May 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Four people have been killed and various people have been injured following an explosion at a hotel in downtown Havana, Cuban state media said on Friday.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel ruled out a bombing, but added that authorities were still investigating what caused the explosion.

(Reporting by Marc Frank; Writing by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Christian Plumb)