increased To a large fire at a Pipeline in Mexico, the number of deaths is 66. The fuel pipe had developed a leak. Hundreds of people wanted to provide themselves with fuel, as it came to an Explosion.
In the Mexican state of Hidalgo blew up a large fuel line and then gone up in flames. The number of people that died has risen to at least 66, informed the Governor of the state, Omar Fayad. At least 76 other were hurt. They were treated in different hospitals, the Governor. Many people are still missing.
On the fuel line would have been at the Moment of the Explosion, several Hundred people, local media reported. Previously have formed on the Pipeline in the city of Tlahuelilpan, about 50 kilometers North of Mexico city is a leak. The residents of the area had approached the line to carry fuel in buckets or Jerry cans, as it came to the Explosion and the fire broke out. Television images showed the fleeing people, and burned corpses. Firefighters were able to bring the fire only after hours under control.
The state of Hidalgo is located to the North-East of Mexico city.the fight against corruption in the state petroleum group
Hidalgos Governor Fayad, the population is not called after the accident, to participate in the gasoline theft. Life is dangerous, he warned on Twitter. "This is happening today in Tlahuelilpan, and it must not be repeated."
two weeks Ago, had thieves in the government of President Lopez Obrador , in the office, the Petrol and corruption in the state oil company Pemex declared war. Pipelines were shut down, so they can't be tapped. The Transport of the fuel acquisitions of tank trucks. This resulted in many Federal States, however, bottlenecks. In front of the gas stations, kilometre-long queues were formed.