Deadly gas tank explosion in Mexico City

Associated Press
The remains of a gas tanker sits on a highway in the Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec, after it exploded early Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The blast killed and injured dozens, according to the Citizen Safety Department of Mexico State. Officials did not rule out the possibility the death toll could rise as emergency workers continued sifting through the charred remains of vehicles and homes built near the highway on the northern edge of the metropolis. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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A natural gas tanker truck lost control and exploded on a highway lined by homes in the Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec May 7, killing at least 20 people and injuring nearly three dozen, according to the Citizen Safety Department of Mexico State.

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