At least 14 people injured in Nicaragua capital after powerful tornado

DY365
DY365
Published: September 18,2020 12:07 PM
DY365

Story highlights

September 18, 2020: At least 14 people sustained slight injuries as a result of a powerful tornado in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua, Secretary-General of the city administration Fidel Moreno said.

September 18, 2020: At least 14 people sustained slight injuries as a result of a powerful tornado in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua, Secretary-General of the city administration Fidel Moreno said.



"We have 72 houses ... damaged and five more fully destroyed, as well as received reports about at least 14 people with slight injuries," Moreno said on late Thursday.



The tornado hit four quarters of the Nicaraguan capital in the early hours of Managua and caused some damages there. The list of the damaged buildings includes a hospital.