Fuel Pipeline Blast in Mexico Kills 73

  • Reports say at least 73 people were killed in central Mexico after a pipeline exploded. Authorities suspect that the blast occurred due to the pipeline rupture caused by the fuel thieves. Witnesses to the blast explain the horror of the incident. The pipeline rupture made the locals collect the fuel in containers, transforming the place to a sort of festive mood. Soon the spilled fuel turned to a horror as the blast scattered the bodies in all directions. The incident took place in the Hidalgo state’s Tlahuelilpan town. 74 people were reported injured due to the blast in the region.