American Killed During Boat Explosion at Bahamas

One person is dead and nine others injured after a boat explosion in the Bahamas Saturday.

Posted: Jul 2, 2018 3:59 PM

NASSAU, Bahamas - One person is dead and nine others injured after a boat explosion in the Bahamas Saturday.

The explosion happened at 11 a.m. near Exuma, 12 people were on board at the time.

Ten Americans and two Bahamians, the U.S. Coast Guard helped the Royal Bahamas Police Force transport passengers to various medical facilities.

Two people on the boat were not injured, passengers from a neighboring boat captured the aftermath of the explosion on video.

Investigators are still determining what caused the explosion.

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