At least 15 dead when Barikad Crew float caught fire in Haiti Kanaval

Breaking News - Major accident during the Kanaval in Haiti. Early today (Tuesday, February 17, 2015), the float carrying the musical group Barikad Crew hit a high tension electrical power and as a result, over 15b people have been reported dead.


The float of the Barikad Crew caught fire on Rue Capois as it was going under a high tension electric tension cable near Champ de Mars. star rappers of the Barikad group, known as Phantom, was reported to be the one who first received the electric charge. He is now in critical condition at the hospital

The number of dead so far has been a preliminary number. It is estimated that the dead tool could be much higher. The number of injuries has not been reported yet; however, it is estimated to be around several dozens. The injured have been transported to several hospitals throughout the Haitian Capital

Most of the death occurred as a result of the electrocution; others were crushed to death

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