2 dead in Mexico maternity hospital blast

January 29, 2015 3:18 PM

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2 dead in Mexico maternity hospital blast

(CNN) At least two people have died after an explosion Thursday at a hospital southwest of Mexico City, civil protection officials said.

The maternity hospital is on the verge of collapsing after a natural gas explosion, emergency officials said. At least 54 people are injured, including 22 children, Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said. An unknown number of people are trapped.

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