The illegal tapping of fuel is becoming one of Mexico’s most pressing economic issues. As cartels muscle into the practice, thefts are rising—and so is the death toll: On Jan. 18, 2019, Mexico experienced its deadliest pipeline explosion. Reporter Matthew Bremner discusses what led to the tragedy and how the survivors of the blast are struggling to heal.
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Read Matthew Bremner’s full story: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-06-26/a-gas-heist-gone-wrong-an-explosion-and-137-deaths-in-mexico?srnd=businessweek-v2