The death toll from a large explosion at the site of a historic hotel in Cuba's capital on Friday morning has risen to 35 as search crews continue to look for victims.
Four children, a pregnant woman, and a 29-year-old Spanish tourist are among the victims of the explosion at Hotel Saratoga in Havana, the Cuban Ministry of Health reported.
Eighty-nine other people were injured in the explosion, 20 of whom remain hospitalized as of Monday.
AT LEAST EIGHT DEAD AFTER EXPLOSION IN CUBA
The explosion is believed to be an accident caused by a gas leak from a gas tanker parked outside of the hotel, according to BBC.
Photos of the aftermath show the facade of the hotel exposed with a large pile of rubble blown out into the street. Several other buildings sustained damage, including the Marti Theater and the Calvary Baptist Church.
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Hotel Saratoga, a five-star hotel first built in the 1930s, used to be frequented by Hollywood celebrities. It is now listed on the Cuba Prohibited Accommodations List Initial Publication, marked as either owned or controlled by the Cuban government.