Mexico Blast News
Toll in Mexico fuel pipeline blast rises to 85; locals say 'popular tap' was habitual attraction for gasoline thieves
The disaster came just three weeks after Mexico president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched an offensive against fuel theft gangs that had drilled dangerous, illegal taps into pipelines an astounding 12,581 times in the first 10 months of 2018, an average of about 42 per day.
Mexico fire toll rises to 73; authorities say condition of injured deteriorating, minors to be moved to US hospital
At least 73 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.
Gas leak likely cause of Mexico oil company blast
But Attorney-General Jesus Murillo Karam said investigators were still looking for the source of the gas.