Mexico blast death toll rises to 24

Mexico blast death toll rises to 24

World April 22, 2016 06:07

- The death toll from the explosion at the oil refinery in the Mexican state of Veracruz has risen to 24. Of the 136 wounded there be 13 in danger. Reported that the Mexican state oil company Pemex on Thursday.

According to CEO Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya is the cause of the
explosion is not yet known:,, We know that there was a leak, but we know not the cause, though everything points to an accident. '' He denied that the explosion has to do with the economic problems of the company, which is suffering from the cheap oil. Pemex previously announced that the disaster does not affect the export of oil.

It is not the first time that Pemex has been hit by such a disaster. As dozens of people were still in 2013 died in a gas explosion at the headquarters in Mexico City.

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