23 Dec '11, 10pm

Colombia blast kills 11

Colombia blast kills 11

DOSQUEBRADAS, Colombia: At least 11 people were killed and more than 80 others were injured Friday when an explosion ripped through a pipeline in western Colombia triggering a deadly inferno, relief agencies said. Officials have said oil thieves might be to blame for causing a leak leading to the large blast on the hillside outskirts of Dosquebradas, a city of 175,000 people west of the capital Bogota. "We have 11 dead and 81 injured," Carlos Mario Garcia, the local representative of the National Risk Management Office told AFP after the blast around 4:45 am (0945 GMT, 5.45pm Singapore time). "People were apparently stealing fuel," the city's mayor, Luz Ensueno Betancur, told Caracol Radio about possible causes for the accident. He said the thieves likely caused a leak that led to a fire and then the explosion. Garcia, the risk management official, said the accident was li...

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