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Many killed in focus on the oil pipeline in Mexico



At least 20 people were killed in an explosion on a gasoline pipe in Mexico. At least 54 were injured in the accident, said Hidalgo Governor Omar Fayad on Friday evening (local time) on the TV channel "Foro TV".

Several hundred people were found near the pipeline at the time of the explosion, according to local media reports. As a result, a loss had formed on the line in the city of Tlahuelilpan, residents of the area were approaching to take gasoline in buckets or cans.

At the beginning it was not clear how exactly the explosion had arrived. In video it was seeing how after the panic of the explosion during the accident prevailed. People ran screaming away from the fuel line. The flames pushed over the pipeline. Forces blocked the area.

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, called on the government to support the population in the affected region. (DPS)


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