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Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25

A huge blast rocked the headquarters of Mexican state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, injuring 100 and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors into the night. Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor Mexico City skyscraper, with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled an earthquake-like rumble shaking the floor.

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 15

A huge explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, injuring 100 more and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors. Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor skyscraper with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled how a huge rumble shook the floor like an earthquake.

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 15

A huge explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, injuring 100 more and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors. Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor skyscraper with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled how a huge rumble shook the floor like an earthquake.

Blast at Mexico oil giant's HQ kills 14

An explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of Mexican oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 14 people and wounding 80 more as rescuers sifted through debris for survivors. People were carted away on stretchers and office chairs, as a huge plume of smoke billowed toward the sky. Heavy damage was visible to the 54-story building's ground floor. Emergency workers, helicopters and several ambulances were at the scene.

Blast rocks Mexico oil giant's HQ, injures 22

An explosion rocked the skyscraper that houses the headquarters of Mexican oil giant Pemex in Mexico City on Thursday, injuring at least 22 people as smoke billowed from the bottom of the tower. "What took place was an explosion in the B2 building of the administrative center. There are injuries and damage on the ground floor and mezzanine," the state-owned company said on Twitter. A spokesman for the city's civil protection agency told AFP that "there is a preliminary report of 22 people injured."

Blast rocks Mexico oil giant's HQ, causes injuries

An explosion rocked the skyscraper that houses the headquarters of Mexican oil giant Pemex in Mexico City on Thursday, causing injuries as a plume of black smoke billowed from the 54-floor tower. "What took place was an explosion in the B2 building of the administrative center. There are injuries and damage on the ground floor and mezzanine," the state-owned company said on Twitter. Television images showed people being carted away on stretchers and even office chairs. The newspaper Reforma said on its website that at least 22 people were injured.
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