About a dozen injured in ‘pleasure boat’ explosion, in Florida

Thirteen people suffered serious burn injuries when the boat they were travelling on caught flames on Thursday, in Florida.

Nearly two dozen people were aboard the Wellcraft pleasure boat in New River in Fort Lauderdale, when it caught fire at about 2 pm. Five of the 13 injured were rushed to nearby hospitals, out of which 2 suffered severe injuries.

The cause of the fire in currently being investigated by the authorities.