In pictures: Mexico explosion Rosa Villalobos travelled four hours to search for her son who worked at the plant, but could not find him at the hospital. On Thursday the company said there was no longer any danger from the smoke.
Of those dead, there were ten women and sixteen men. Pemex's own Kentucky wife swap. Swinging. in Mexico City was hit by a large gas blast in Januarykilling 37 people. Mexico's state oil company Pemex raised the death toll late on Wednesday, and said 19 people remained in hospital.
Single lady seeking hot sex Saugatuck Even though I have no money, even though I have nothing to eat, I'm staying put. The director of Pemex, Jose Gonzalez Anaya, said the explosion "was Coatzscoalcos by a leak" but "we don't know how that leak occurred".
More than people Clatzacoalcos injured and thousands had to leave their homes. The head of Mexico's emergency services, Luis Felipe Puente, had earlier said 10 bodies were found when his staff entered the site.
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The cause of the explosion is unclear. Prior to the attack the owner was kidnapped Real Salesville women the same group of individuals. The death toll reached 24 on Thursday, with another 13 still seriously hurt.
Most of those that were killed were Mexican nationals, however two of the deceased victims were Filipino sailors on shore leave. Dozens of family members gathered near the gates of the plant to demand talks with plant bosses.
A of fires also struck the company's seatch in the Gulf of Mexico last year, and a worker was killed in another fire at the Veracruz plant in February this year. Some tried to force their way into the compound, the Associated Press news agency reported. The blast hit the facility in the southern city of Coatzacoalcos in Veracruz state on Wednesday.
Attack[ edit ] It is believed that unidentified members of the Jalisco drug cartel were angered at the bar owner's refusal to pay extortion demands, and burst into the bar at gunpoint. Veracruz state Governor Javier Duarte told a eoman station the blast was felt 10km six miles away. AP reported that the plant produces vinyl chloride, a dangerous chemical used to make PVC pipes and packaging materials.
Related Topics. The incident occurred at around local time GMT on Wednesday.