Pipe blast devastates Mexican city

Video filmed moments after explosion shows San Martin Texmelucan covered in burning oil.

 

A massive pipeline explosion has destroyed parts of San Martin Texmelucan, a city in central Mexico.

The explosion was apparently caused by thieves trying to steal oil, but the extent of the damage has surprised Mexican officials.

Twenty-seven people have been killed and hundreds left homeless.

Al Jazeera’s Sebastian Walker reports.

Source : Al Jazeera

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