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Pipe explosion on the Tepic-Guadalajara highway leaves at least six dead

During the morning of this Monday, a spectacular explosion of a pipe was registered on the Tepic-Guadalajara highway, which left at least six people dead, as reported by the Nayarit Prosecutor’s Office.

According to the Prosecutor’s Office, the events took place at kilometer 106 of the aforementioned highway, between Ixtlán del Río and the junction with Chapalilla, where elements of the State and Municipal Police arrived, as well as Civil Protection, Firefighters, Experts, Ministries SEMEFO public and staff.

A video shared on social networks shows the moment when the explosion occurred, which hit other vehicles that were near the pipe.

At the moment there is talk of 6 people who lost their lives, in addition to various injuries, however, the Prosecutor’s Office does not rule out that the number of fatalities may increase.

Among the main versions that are handled regarding the incident, it is said that the pipe lost control when it ran out of brakes, which led it to hit other vehicles.

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