Many dead in Mexico pipeline blast amid fuel theft crackdown
Saturday, 19 January 2019 A massive fire broke out at an illegal pipeline tap in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 21 people and injuring 71 more, just as the government wages a major crack-down on fuel theft.
The government of Hidalgo suspect fuel thieves behind a pipeline being ruptured and exploding. According to Reuters, they reported 20 people being killed and 54 injured during the explosion. The explosion occurred in the municipality of Tlahuelilpan to the north of Mexico City. This comes after...
The central town of Santa Rosa de Lima, is a microcosm of the lawlessness permeating swathes of Mexico.
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