The Hotel Saratoga, a luxury Cuban hotspot that has boasted stays by American diplomats and celebrities alike, was partially destroyed in an explosion Friday afternoon.
Photos and videos on social media show the partially collapsed hotel, located in oldtown Havana, the Cuban capital, alongside a pile of dust and debris. The immediate cause of the explosion was not clear. There is no word on the number of injuries or fatalities.
“In just five minutes your life changes forever,” wrote one person on social media.
En solo 5 minutos te cambia la vida para siempre.
— Erich (@ErichGarciaCruz) May 6, 2022
🚨🚨 ÚLTIMA HORA 🚨🚨 Explosión en el Hotel Saratoga en La Habana. Hasta el momento no se conocen detalles de qué pudo haber