Gas truck explodes outside Mexico City children's hospital, leaving dozens injured

January 29, 2015 1:15 PM

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MEXICO CITY – A gas tank truck exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, leaving much of it in ruins. At least one person was reported dead and dozens injured.

Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera told MVS radio that the body of a woman was found inside the hospital and many people were injured by flying glass. He earlier told the Televisa network that at least 54 people were injured, 22 of them children.

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