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UPDATED! BREAKING: 4 dead, Dozens Injured in Gulf of Mexico oil rig fire

One person was killed and 16 were injured after an oil rig burst into flame in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday, Mexico’s state-run oil company said. The Abkatun platform, which sits in the middle of Campeche Bay, erupted in fire in the early morning and forced the evacuation of nearly 300 workers, Pemex said. Campeche Bay is the highest oil-producing region in Mexico. Read the rest here 13:08 Video, Read the update here  16:27