Investigators complete probe into deadly explosion

Investigators have completed a probe into last month’s deadly explosion at the Rayneau Quarries in Cul de Sac which claimed the lives of four people, the latest victim succumbing to his injuries in Martinique last week.

In making the disclosure, National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, told reporters that the some eleven investigators from the United States have indicated that they are in the process of preparing a report to be submitted to the police and the DPP.

“They will come up with their recommendations and actions that need to be taken,” Francis said.

He made it clear that the government is ‘very serious’ about getting to the bottom of the matter but cannot rush to judgement.

Francis expressed the hope that the report of the investigators could be made public.

“We are all very anxious to find out what happened – lives were lost and other persons suffered damage to their homes and so we need to deal with this matter very expeditiously,” the minister observed.

Asked about the matter of compensation, he said:

“As long as they can prove that it is as a result of the blast then they have reason for recourse – they will have to see their lawyers and ask for compensation.”








  1. Anonymous
    April 24, 2017 at 3:47 pm

    Rayneau will have to pay out major cash and rightly so. No one should be above the law!

  2. Anonymous
    April 24, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    Lawyers will be on a feeding frenzy!

  3. Queen Sugar
    April 24, 2017 at 6:03 pm

    So you mean the little cacadun people will be receiving they have to pay it to a lawyer. Why can’t a class action be brought against them. One lawyer to represent all claims.

  4. Smh
    April 24, 2017 at 6:11 pm

    Dem lawyers afraid of Ray-no none of them will touch these lawsuits

    1. Anonymous
      April 24, 2017 at 6:44 pm

      Which lawsuits? Are there an

      1. Smh
        April 24, 2017 at 6:54 pm

        Those we hope to be filed

  5. Molokoy
    April 24, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    The ATF will make the best recommendations in this matter before us..

  6. Anonymous
    April 24, 2017 at 7:08 pm

    rayneau all the money you have just give all the affected a million each and settle that

  7. Anonymous
    April 24, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Law suits? Be mindful of bias court system and bias judges

  8. Anonymous
    April 24, 2017 at 9:03 pm

    I suspect the report into the explosion may confirm that they were making bom.

    1. Anonymous
      April 26, 2017 at 4:44 pm

      They accidentally made bom.

  9. Fair play
    April 24, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    The tax payer will pay for that intensive foreign 11 man investigation.
    They will prepare a thorough report.
    The report will go to the relevant authorities.
    But as usual and like the st. judes audit that report will die on a desk in some ministry. Tax payers money all lost at a time when the PM is saying the country have no money.

    Remember! Look at police headquarters on bridge street. Look at the colours of the building. Same as a construction company. Who paid to renovate the police headquarters? Whose name and plaque adorns the police headquarters? That’s what the country gets when a governments accepts freeness for sensitive things like law enforcement agencies.

  10. Vern
    April 24, 2017 at 10:03 pm

    Someone should be arrested for this gross negligence!

  11. Anon1
    April 25, 2017 at 8:51 am

    “Francis expressed the hope that the report of the investigators could be made public.”


    But wait we as tax payers paid for this investigation and you’re saying that you HOPE the findings of the report is made public.

    The report HAS to be made public if it’s not let it be leaked!

    I can’t understand you’ll, you’ll condemning leaks but want to keep the Tax payer in the dark about our affairs.

    Awa Francis come better than that buddy.

  12. Society
    April 25, 2017 at 9:31 am

    I can bet my bottom dollar…nothing will be done about that….just talk…talk…talk….

  13. Anonymous
    April 25, 2017 at 11:25 am

    Yes a a big man a gain.

  14. Anonymous
    April 26, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    Someone has to pay for making bom even though its accidental.

  15. Anonymous
    April 29, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    My God can people speak positively without talking nonsense..wake up Lucians..stop leaving in the past..

  16. Simon
    April 30, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    Yea.. Everybody just calling they want money and rightfully so. Somebody have to pay! Rayneau, Ce ou pa sa weme choux patie..

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