Blast at Mexico's maternity hospital kills three

  • A powerful gas explosion shattered the building of a maternity hospital in Mexico City, killing one woman and two children and injuring dozens of people on Thursday.

    According to the local authorities, the Maternity and Children’s Hospital was "completely destroyed."

    The injured had to be taken to various other hospitals. An estimated 100 people were inside the premises when the blast occurred, officials said.

    A nurse and an infant died on the spot, while another infant died later.

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