EFE | Mexico City

The death toll from a fire that broke out early Wednesday on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to four, state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos said.

Pemex initially said that one person, identified as an employee of contractor Cotemar, had died in the blaze, which started in the dehydration and pumping area of the Abkatun Permanente platform, located in the Sound of Campeche.

The death toll from a fire that broke out early Wednesday on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to four, state-owned Petroleos Mexicano
The death toll from a fire that broke out early Wednesday on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to four, state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos said. EFE/File
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