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Boat explosion leaves boat captain seriously injured; passengers swim to safety

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

A boat explosion in the ‘Hangar’ area of Belize City on Holy Thursday has left the boat captain with serious burn injuries to his body and five passengers with varying degrees of injuries.

The incident happened shortly after 1 p.m. and The Reporter understands that the passengers had to escape seious injuries by jumping into the sea and swimming to shore.

The Reporter Online will have more on this incident shortly.

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