|Date||14 December 2021|
|Time||c. 00:00 EST|
|Location||Samari, Cap-Haïtien, Haiti|
|Type||Fuel tanker explosion|
On 14 December 2021, a fuel tank truck exploded in the Samari neighborhood of Cap-Haïtien, the capital city of the Haitian department of Nord. It happened as people tried to steal fuel from the vehicle by using hammers to pierce it. The explosion caused a major fire.
At least 75 people were killed and more than 100 others were injured.
References[change | change source]
- "Fuel Tank Explosion Kills at Least 62 People in Haiti's Second-Largest City". Democracy Now. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 15 December 2021.