14 people killed in tanker explosion in Mexico

International14 people killed in tanker explosion in Mexico


14 people killed in tanker explosion in Mexico

Mexico City: A tanker explosion on the Tepic-Guadalajara highway in the west of Mexico has taken the lives of 14 people, the prosecutor’s office of Nayarit state said.

“At this moment we can confirm the death of one more person, the total number of victims amounts to 14 as a result of the unfortunate accident on the Tepic-Guadalajara highway this morning,” the prosecutor’s office twitted on Monday.

The explosion occurred on Monday when the tanker carrying liquefied gas collided with another vehicle, rolled over and exploded.

The accident affected an area of almost two hectares where three other vehicles were completely damaged.

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