As a result, more than 70 people got injured, including six children, reports The Sun Daily.
The incident occurred on Friday, February 20, at about 12:00 (21:00 Moscow time). According to the newspaper, this annual event is popular and at the time of the accident there were several thousand people at the fair.
According to preliminary data, the cause of the accident was a gas leak that resulted in the detonation of several gas tanks in the area of the fair’s food court.
At least 60 injured people were taken to hospitals in the city, and many of them have been diagnosed with burns of the second and third degree, reports El Heraldo. According to Fox News, one child is still in critical condition. City authorities called for the local residents to donate blood.
The President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez has already met with the wounded and their families, and said that their medical treatment will be paid for.