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Gas Tanker Truck Explosion Kills 19 in Mexico

A gas tanker truck explosion has killed at least 19 people in a Mexico City suburb.

The pre-dawn blast on a highway in Ecatepec injured 36 people, and damaged 15 automobiles and 27 homes.

Officials said eight children were among the dead and warned the death toll could rise.

The truck apparently overturned and authorities are investigating the cause of the accident. The driver reportedly survived the accident and was in a hospital receiving medical treatment and being questioned.

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