People prepare to bury a person who died in the gas pipeline explosion near Tlahuelilpan, Mexico on January 20, 2019. Photo: AP

Mexican government knew about pipeline leaking fuel before blast that killed dozens

  • Locals say people were collecting petrol partly because of shortages they blamed on a government crackdown on fuel theft
Topic |   Mexico

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People prepare to bury a person who died in the gas pipeline explosion near Tlahuelilpan, Mexico on January 20, 2019. Photo: AP
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The huge fire at a leaking pipeline in central Mexico on January 19, 2019. Photo: Twitter

66 killed, dozens injured by blaze at illegal tap on Mexico fuel pipeline

  • Victims were locals scrambling to fill buckets with leaking fuel at the time the fire broke out
Topic |   Mexico

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The huge fire at a leaking pipeline in central Mexico on January 19, 2019. Photo: Twitter
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