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Mexican soldiers are seen backlighted after a gas pipeline explosion... News Photo30 Kilometer,Accidents and Disasters,Army Soldier,Back Lit,City,Exploding,Guadalajara - Mexico,Horizontal,Jalisco State,Latin America,MexicoPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPMexican soldiers are seen backlighted after a gas pipeline explosion in Zapotlanejo, 30 km from Guadalajara city, Jalisco State, Mexico on October19, 2012. A leaking gas pipeline exploded in western Mexico, forcing the evacuation of 2,000 people, and injuring at least three, as crews battled Friday to put out the blaze. The fire broke out Thursday evening in the town of Zapotlanejo near a highway and forced authorities to close the road, said Trinidad Lopez Rivas, head of the emergency services department in Jalisco state. AFP PHOTO/Hector Guerrero (Photo credit should read HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images)