By Ahmet Salih Alacaci
The death toll from Saturday's oil pipeline explosion in central Mexico rose to 85, local media reported on Monday.
Some 58 others were also hospitalized after the explosion in the Tlahuelilpan town -- roughly 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of capital Mexico City, local daily El Siglo cited Mexico’s Health Minister Jorge Alcocer as saying.
On Saturday, Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) had announced that an oil pipeline exploded in the Tlahuelilpan town of central Hidalgo state.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.