Puerto Marina. File photograph. / SUR

Man injured after explosion onboard a boat in Benalmádena

The injured person was rushed to a Malaga hospital this Tuesday afternoon


A man was injured after an explosion onboard a boat Benalmádena port this Tuesday afternoon (31 August).

The incident happened at around 12 noon, when, apparently, there was an explosion caused by the accumulation of gases in the craft, according to municipal sources.

The injured man was transferred by health workers to a hospital in Malaga.

Firefighters also travelled to the scene, although, according to sources, there was no fire or material damage in the port.