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Latino Daily News

Tuesday September 7, 2010

PEMEX Reporting Massive Explosion, Multiple Deaths Feared

Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) is reporting an accidental explosion at one of its largest refinery’s located outside of Monterrey, Mexico.  Spanish language news is reporting at least seven dead and many injured.  PEMEX has not confirmed any fatalities per its company policy.  The Cadereyta refinery accounts for close to 17% of PEMEX’s total refinery output.  This explosion follows the July 29 explosion at the Madero refinery resulting in 2,000 nearby residents being evacuated.