Another two bodies found in Mexico blast

Last updated 14:26 04/02/2013

Relevant offers

Americas

Hawaii dome a testing ground for Mars mission New York police wounded in hatchet attack School district allows students to pose with guns Easter Islanders not as lonely as thought City hall burnt in protest over missing students Standing ovation for Canada's shooting hero Ottawa attacker's mother cries for victims, not son Leaks in Ferguson shooting inquiry stir outcry Mexican mayor accused of student attack Canadian PM condemns 'despicable attacks'

Mexico's state-owned oil company says it has found two more bodies amid the rubble of a headquarters building damaged by a still-unexplained blast.

The find raises the death toll of Thursday's explosion to 35 people.

Petroleos Mexicanos operations director Carlos Murrieta had said that rescue crews were looking in the rubble for several more people reported missing, and believed their bodies were in the building's most damaged part.

The bodies of two of the four more people reported missing by their relatives were recovered Sunday.

Officials still have not given any cause for the explosion, though they have said they suspect it was an accident. The blast also injured 121 people.

Rescuers had initially concluded their search Friday but resumed operations when they suspected more bodies were in the rubble.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content