An American tourist confirmed dead after a tour boat exploded in Bahamas leaving 10 people injured.
The explosion occurred on Saturday in the waters of Barraterre Island in the Exuma Cays, according to the Royal Bahamas Police Force.
The 40-foot tour boat was carrying 10 tourists and two Bahamians when the engine exploded, submerging the vessels in flames. Chester Cooper, a member of the parliament for Exumas and Ragged Island, identified the victim who died as an American woman.
Four Americans were airlifted to a hospital in Florida.Cooper stated that others wer treated at Princess Margaret Hospital in the Bahamian Capital of Nassau, the boat captain inclusive who is the owner of 4C’s Adventures Tour Company.
The cause of this tragic incident is under investigation by the Exuma branch of Royal Bahamas Police Force