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Explosion in a mechanical workshop in Gigante, Huila, left one person dead

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Explosion in a mechanical workshop in Gigante, Huila, left one person dead

A strong explosion occurred in the center of the municipality of Gigante yesterday afternoon, causing a fire that left one person dead.

Unfortunately, in the last few hours, The death of the man identified as José Cutiva was confirmed, who suffered serious injuries as a result of this tragic incident.

As reported by Gigante firefighters in an official statement, the explosion occurred in a renowned vehicle workshop, triggering a conflagration that quickly spread. Fortunately, the fire could be controlled and safety measures were taken to avoid a major emergency. However, a human loss was recorded.

At the time of the incident, José Cutiva was in the workshop and suffered third-degree burns on his body as a result of the tragic fire..

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The people present at the scene came to his aid using fire extinguishers that were in the workshop. However, the burns suffered by Cutiva were extremely serious.

He was rushed to the San Antonio de Gigante Hospital and later to a hospital in the city of Neiva, where he unfortunately lost his life due to the serious injuries suffered.

It is expected that the body of José Cutiva will be transferred to the municipality of Gigante for his funeral, where family, friends and the community in general will pay tribute and accompany his loved ones in grief.

Meanwhile, local authorities will continue to investigate the exact causes of this unfortunate tragedy in search of clarifying what happened and preventing future similar incidents.

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