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Death toll rises to 24 in Mexico petrochemical explosion

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COATZACOALCOS, Mexico (AP) -- Mexico's state oil company says 11 more bodies have been found in a petrochemical plant rocked by an explosion, raising the death toll to 24.
Petroleos Mexicanos says 19 other people injured in Wednesday afternoon's blast remain hospitalized. Thirteen are in serious condition.
The explosion happened in the industrial port city of Coatzacoalcos on Mexico's southern Gulf coast.
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