Seven workers die in beer tank

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SEVEN people have died in a beer tank at the Corona brewery in Mexico City.

The deaths occurred yesterday morning in a tank that was undergoing maintenance and cleaning, a spokeswoman for owners Grupo Modelo said.

A company statement said: “Modelo is deeply sorry for this incident and will ­support the affected families permanently.”

The company did not give details of how the workers died. The family-controlled Mexican brewer, maker of the No 1 imported beer in the United States, is in the process of being sold to the Belgian-based brewer 
Anheuser-Busch InBev.