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Workers Evacuated After Gas Leak at Mexico Platform

October 7, 2015

Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex said on Tuesday that it was working to control a gas leak at the Sihil A platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
 
Eighty-five workers have been evacuated, Pemex said in a tweet, but there were no injuries and no fire has been reported.
 
The leak started around at around 0200 GMT, or 9 pm local time, a Pemex spokesman said.
 
 
(Reporting by Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein and Jean Luis Arce; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath)
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