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  • Name
    secretaria de salud region sanitaria 11
  • Type
    Administration and social welfare
  • Neighborhood
    white and cuellar
  • Street
    juan de dios robledo 230
  • direccion
    Calle
    juan de dios robledo 230

    Colonia
    white and cuellar

    Ciudad
    guadalajara

    Estado
    jalisco

    Municipio
    guadalajara

    telefono
    36558257

  • Country code
    mx
  • Name
    juan de dios robledo 230, blanco y cuellar, guadalajara, guadalajara, Jalisco
  • hamlet
    white and cuellar

A series of ten explosions took place on April 22, 1992, in the downtown district of Analco in Guadalajara city, Jalisco state, Mexico. Numerous gas explosions in the sewer system over four hours destroyed 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) of streets. Gante Street was the most damaged. By the accounting of Lloyd's of London, 252 people were killed, nearly 500 injured and 15,000 were left homeless. The estimated monetary damage ranges between $300 million and $1 billion. The affected areas can be recognized by the more modern architecture in the areas that were destroyed.

Four days before the explosion, residents started complaining of a strong gas-like smell coming from the sewers which became progressively more pungent over the course of those days. Some residents even found gas coming out of their water pipes. City workers were dispatched to check the sewers and found dangerously high levels of gas fumes. However, the city mayor did not feel it was necessary to evacuate the city because he felt that there wa....

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