Locals Rush to Site of Deadly Havana Hotel Explosion

Smoke and dust rose into the air in Havana, Cuba on Friday, May 6, following a deadly explosion at a hotel that killed at least eight people, according to Cuban officials.

This footage, captured by Ramon Eduardo Blanco Rodríguez, shows scenes near the damaged hotel on Friday.

A gas leak was thought to be the cause of the explosion, according to local media. Credit: Ramon Eduardo Blanco Rodríguez via Storyful

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