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Raw Video of Shocking Explosion at Pemex Refinery in Mexico

December 12, 2012 at 7:58 PM ET – Shocking new video has just been released of an explosion that rocked the state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) referinery in Reynosa, Tamaulipas on September 18, 2012. State authorities in Tamaulipas reported that 30 Pemex employees were killed in the explosion, and another 42 were injured at the Centro Receptor de Gas y Condensados de Pemex Exploración y Producción near the United States-Mexico border. Local, state, and federal law enforcement as well as Mexican military cordoned off the area. Reynosa firefighters needed over 10 hours to control the blaze.

Warning: the following video contains graphic scenes that may be shocking and offensive to some people, viewer discretion is advised:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=5dyauEMfMmI#t=72s

PEMEX refinery explosion in Tamaulipas Mexico