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US launches investigation into oil spill

Published on 02/06/2010

The US authorities have launched a criminal investigation into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill . The British Petroleum drilling platform in the Gulf sank off the Louisiana coast on April 22nd, following a 36-hour fire, triggered by a powerful explosion. 11 people died in the incident, which caused immediate oil gushing into the gulf waters.