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24 Dead in Mexico Petrochemical Plant Blast, 8 Still Missing

The death toll from an explosion that ripped through a petrochemical plant on Mexico's southern Gulf coast is now 24, state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos reported. Pemex raised the toll late Thursday from the 13 fatalities previously known and said eight workers remained missing. It also said 19 people remained hospitalized, with 13 of them in serious condition.   In a statement, the company said 12 of the bodies had been identified and eight of them delivered to family...

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