MX – Brutal explosion in Aguascalientes after the collision of a pipe with the train: more than 1,500 people evacuated (+Videos)

Brutal explosion in Aguascalientes after the collision of a pipe with the train
Image courtesy of El Informador – Brutal explosion in Aguascalientes after the collision of a pipe with the train


In the afternoon hours of this Thursday, October 20, a brutal explosion as a result of shock between a pipe with flammable material and the train, in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

The governor of Aguascalientes, Tere Jiménez, arrived in the neighborhood where, together with Leonardo Montañez, the municipal president, carried out the valuation of the damages registered after the explosion occurred on the vehicle bridge of the Mexico neighborhood, located south of the capital.

Various elements of Public Security and Civil Protection, both State and Municipal, as well as the Mexican Army and the National Guard, participated in the operation to safeguard citizens in transit and in the surroundings.

Brutal explosion in Aguascalientes after the collision of a pipe with the train

The preliminary report results in more than 100 affected homes, damage to natural gas lines, around 50 damaged vehicles and around 1,500 people evacuated from the risk area. In addition, three people were transferred to the Tercer Milenio hospital due to intoxication, however, they did not require hospitalization.

at the accident site the driver of the pipe was securedwho did not end up with serious injuries, this in order to determine responsibilities.

Jiménez recognized the work of the state and municipal emergency bodies, as well as the Mexican Army and National Guard, since so far there have been zero fatalities.


Both the governor and the municipal president reported that they are assessing the areaand that they will provide support to people who require it.

They asked citizens to stay away from the risk zone and wait for the indications of the Civil Protection authorities, who will determine the most opportune moment for those who wish to return to the zone to do so safely.

People whose homes have been affected will be transferred to hotels to offer them safe conditions where they can rest.

Brutal explosion in Aguascalientes due to the collision of a pipe with the train
Image courtesy of El Informador – Brutal explosion in Aguascalientes due to the collision of a pipe with the train

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