The fire spread quickly through the industrial park near Puebla
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Gas storage tank explodes in Mexico

At least six people have been killed and two injured in a gas explosion in the central Mexican state of Puebla, officials say.

It is not yet clear what caused the blast at the natural gas storage plant at the Chachapa industrial park.

The explosion set off a fire which engulfed much of the area.

Video footage shows the flames shooting into the night sky.

  • 17 Oct 2013