Photo: scrnshot video In Mexico blew up an oil pipeline

The explosion occurred due to illegal tapping.

In the Mexican state of Veracruz on August 19, an explosion occurred on the pipeline. At least one person was killed and five others were injured. It is reported by Xinhua, citing officials.

“The explosion occurred around 07:30 in the morning, when the thieves tried to steal oil from a pipeline from the town of Minatitlan in the country’s capital Mexico city”, – stated in the message.

Two women and three men were taken to hospital with burns. Were also evacuated residents in the area Zapopan, where the incident occurred, and students of the nearby University of Technology.

The explosion caused the fire and a pillar of thick black smoke. Mexican state oil company Pemex said the fire was brought under control in the afternoon, after the spilled fuel burned .

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the tanker in South Korea, an explosion occurred, four people were killed.

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