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Gas blast flattens maternity hospital in Mexico




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A truck carrying gas blew up while supplying a maternity hospital in Mexico, killing three, according to sources.

The huge blast ripped through the building, lifting its roof and destroying three quarters of the facility.

Three people, one woman and two men, have been confirmed dead, though it is feared that there may be many more victims buried under the rubble. More than 50 people were injured in the incident

The cause of the explosion is thought to be a leak in the truck’s supply pipe.

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