Congress Seeks Information on July Pipeline Attacks

The Mexican legislature's bicameral permanent committee has agreed to ask the interior ministry (Segob) and the attorney general's office for information on the July 5 and 10 attacks on pipeline infrastructure in the country, according to a record of a congressional session.

Specifically, congress wants to know what steps have been taken to identify those responsible for the attacks against the pipelines, which are operated by state oil company Pemex.

The proposal was submitted by the committee's second subcommittee and relates to attacks on installations in Guanajuato and Queretaro states.

The attacks affected the Mexico-Guadalajara and Guanajuato-Guadalajara natural gas pipelines, the Poza Rica-Salamanca oil pipeline and the Cactus-Guadalajara LPG pipeline.

Leftist guerrilla group EPR claimed responsibility for the attacks after the second incident.

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