One dead, hundreds hurt in Cuba oil fire

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta
Updated August 7 2022 - 12:03am, first published 12:00am
Lightning struck a crude oil storage tank in Cuba, causing a fire that injured hundreds of people. (AP PHOTO)

A massive oil-fed fire has burned for a second day near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, as Mexico and Venezuela sent teams to help fight the inferno and Cuba accepted a US offer of unspecified "technical advice".