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Mexican city devastated by pipeline blast

December 19, 2010

Firefighters search for people in a building after an oil pipeline exploded in San Martin Texmelucan, Mexico, Sunday Dec. 19, 2010.  An oil pipeline operated by Mexico’s state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, exploded early Sunday when thieves were attempting to steal oil, killing at least 27 people, injuring at least 52 people and scorching more than 115 homes, authorities said.

Credit: AP

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