On Thursday, 29 January, at 7:09 a.m., an oil tanker that had been delivering cooking fuel to the Cuajimalpa Maternity Hospital, in Mexico City, exploded. The explosion caused the collapse of 30% of the hospital structure. Rescue team are working on search operations and the removal of debris. Approximately 54 people have been injured, and seven deaths have been reported, including children and adults.
The patients have been transported to six hospitals in the public network and one from Social Security. Some people were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.