Gas Truck Explosion in Mexico City Shatters Children’s Hospital

A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera told MVS radio that the body of a woman was found inside the hospital and many people were injured by flying glass. He earlier told the Televisa network that at least 54 people were injured, 22 of them children. Most of the injuries were relatively minor, he said.

Fausto Lugo, the city's civil defense director, said in a television interview that the death toll had risen to two. He . . .

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