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Pipeline Explodes in Mexico, Forces City to Evacuate

Thieves had been trying to steal oil

(Newser) - A group of oil thieves appear to have accidentally blown up an oil pipeline today in central Mexico, sending flaming crude spilling through the streets of San Martin Texmelucan. The original explosion was followed by four more minor blasts, as the oil spread over a 3-mile radius, killing 22... More »

Powerful Quake Rattles Mexico

No injuries reported despite 6.4 magnitude

(Newser) - A powerful earthquake that hit Mexico today caused no injuries, Bloomberg reports. The earthquake hit the country’s south Pacific coast, near the Chiapas-Oaxaca border. It measured 6.4 on the Richter scale, the strongest quake of the 40 that have hit Chiapas this year. The government oil company shut... More »

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