Among the victims there are children.
In Cuba during the Christmas carnival, which was held in the town of Remedios in the night of December 25, after the fireworks have injured 39 people.
Severe injuries to 27 people, eight of them are in critical condition.
Among victims – six children aged 11 to 15 years.
Investigating the incident involved employees of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Cuba. According to preliminary data, all victims were local residents. Foreign citizens among them.
The December festival in Remedios – the so-called parranda is one of the oldest and most popular Cuban holidays. The streets of the city passing the “carroty” – brightly decorated platform with groups of dancers, and the main attribute of the celebration is the fireworks show.
Watch the colourful celebrations in Remedios attracts thousands of people from across the country. In 2013 parranda was declared cultural heritage of Cuba.
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