The explosion of the tank with gas on Thursday, completely destroyed a bakery in San Martin Mexicapan in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. Severe injuries to at least 11 people, including one child, reported the newspaper Milenio Eliodoro Diaz, head of the regional Department for civil defence.
“The scene was cordoned off and the wounded were taken to hospitals and nearest medical facilities,” he said. In search and rescue operations, the authorities engaged 100 people, including employees of municipal and regional police.
Information about the cause of the explosion was not yet made public.