1 dead, 9 injured after boat explosion off coast of the Bahamas

1 dead 9 injured as tour boat explodes in Bahamas

1 dead 9 injured as tour boat explodes in Bahamas

The boat was carrying a total of 12 passengers at the time, including 10 Americans and two Bahamians on board, when the explosion rocked the watercraft.

Four others who were injured during the explosion were immediately flown to Florida to be hospitalized, but Stefani and Stacey's conditions were too critical, so they had to be treated in the Bahamas.

Ten people were taken to the small hospital in George Town.

The cause of the incident is unknown, and is being investigated by the Exuma branch of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, the United States Coast Guard announced, according to Fox 13.

Stefanie's mother, Stacey Schaffer suffered multiple broken bones and internal injuries.

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A USA tourist was killed and several others injured when a tourist boat exploded in the Bahamas over the weekend, according to the Royal Bahamas Police Force. Five remain in the Bahamas and were transported more than 100 miles to a hospital in the capital of Nassau, where one passenger had her legs amputated, a family relative said.

The American boaters were brought to an air station where emergency medical services awaited, the US Coast Guard said in a press release. "We are saddened and our hearts are hurting, but we will get through this together", Cooper said in a Facebook post.

Family friends are now trying to raise money to help the girl, Stefanie Schaffer and her mother, Stacey Shaffer who was also injured.

The company that ran the trip, 4C's Adventures, declined to comment on the explosion to DailyMail.com because they are under investigation.

The explosion happened off the exclusive island of Exuma at around 9 a.m. Saturday morning.

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