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Three dead, dozens injured after explosion at Mexico City children's hospital

Hospital Safety Insider, January 29, 2015

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A powerful gas tank truck explosion rocked a children’s hospital in Mexico City January 29, killing at least three people and injuring dozens, according to a report from ABC News.

 

The report said at least 54 people were injured, 22 of them children, in the blast. Most of the injuries were relatively minor, many caused by flying glass after the explosion, which sent a column of smoke billowing over Mexico’s capital city and much of the hospital collapsed.

According to the report, the explosion was caused by a leak in the hose carrying gas from the truck to the hospital.

 

 



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