News In Brief

Some progress seen in session on Israeli exit from LebanonFire from gas plant blasts ravages Mexico City suburb

A series of explosions at a natural gas processing complex started a huge fire Monday in a suburb of the Mexican capital, devastating a densely populated residential area. Authorities said more than 80 people were killed and more than 550 seriously injured. Police and fire brigade officials said the explosions started when a truck carrying cooking gas cylinders caught fire.

of 5 stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read 5 of 5 free stories

Only $1 for your first month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.