Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Havana, Cuba--4 March 1960

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

Date: 4 March 1960

Location: Havana, Cuba

Type of event: accident

Description:

An explosion on 4 March 1960 destroyed a ship loaded with munitions in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, killing 100; while the Cuban government attributed the explosion to sabotage, it is otherwise generally concluded to have been accidental.

Consequences: 100 killed, injured

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