Dozens killed in Mexico truck blast

Truck carrying explosives collides with another vehicle in Mexico.

    Pemex has issued a statement saying it believed the explosions on Monday were sabotage.

    It said the blasts caused four fires, and at least five pipelines were affected.
     
    Residents evacuated

    Government officials have said that 12,000 people in the area had been evacuated. 

    A small, left-wing guerrilla group claimed to have attacked a major Pemex gas pipeline in July, forcing at least a dozen major companies to suspend or scale back operations.

    The explosions in July had affected sections of a major pipeline extending from central Mexico City to Guadalajara in western Mexico.

    The attacks had resulted in the Mexican government increasing security at "strategic installations" across Mexico.

    It was not clear what security measures were in place at the pipelines that had exploded on Monday.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    This part of 'The Crusades: An Arab Perspective' explores the birth of the Muslim revival in the face of the Crusades.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.