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Five Canadians killed in explosion in Mexico

Eight Canadians injured in blast


 

Seven people, including two Canadians, were killed and another eight Canadians were injured in a natural gas explosion at a Mexican resort on Sunday. The explosion happened at the Grand Riviera Princess Hotel in Playa del Carmen, just south of Cancun. The attorney general for the state of Quintana Roo said the explosion may have been caused by a buildup of natural gas from the swamp. Sixty mroe Canadians were staying at the hotel, a popular holiday destination, said a Westjet representative.

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Five Canadians killed in explosion in Mexico

  1. And to think, 15 years ago Playa Del Carmen was just a sleepy little fishing village, very beautiful and rich in Mayan Culture. Now, thanks to the need for excesses of riches they get these types of consequences. The problem of methane gas buildup has been addressed by the local people but money keeps the losest tongue tied. Corrupt polititians ignore the warnings of those who know to be the best resort state in the country. They are bringing this crap to Tulum too, but hopefully this will be a wakeup call. Tourism in the Mayan Riviera needs to be regulated. Come on Mexico! Stop being so yeilding!

  2. spell check
    " Sixty mroe Canadians"

  3. spell check
    " Sixty mroe Canadians"

  4. Gas build up from the swamp? There is something fishy about this excuse given.

  5. Gas build up from the swamp? There is something fishy about this excuse given.

    • Something fishy ?….Could be something Sewagey also…..I wonder where the pump there sewage…just a thought.

  6. Something fishy ?….Could be something Sewagey also…..I wonder where the pump there sewage…just a thought.

  7. Many Mexican people are living on $2/day and they need jobs and U talk of "excesses of riches"! Easy for U to say.

  8. Many Mexican people are living on $2/day and they need jobs and U talk of "excesses of riches"! Easy for U to say.

  9. hey jackass get a life and maybe get out for some exercise…your spending too much time on your computer

  10. hey jackass get a life and maybe get out for some exercise…your spending too much time on your computer

  11. plus we should be praying for the dead

  12. plus we should be praying for the dead

  13. The cause was not of natural gas from some swamp. The building was poorly constructed. There was a leak. People died because of this. I remember being in the restaurant across from it when it happened . My Auntie died because the ambulance took 45 minutes to get there to pick her up, then it ran out of gas on the way to the hospital, so the drivers told my mom and cousin to give them money for gas.

  14. The cause was not of natural gas from some swamp. The building was poorly constructed. There was a leak. People died because of this. I remember being in the restaurant across from it when it happened . My Auntie died because the ambulance took 45 minutes to get there to pick her up, then it ran out of gas on the way to the hospital, so the drivers told my mom and cousin to give them money for gas.

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