MONTERREY (Reuters) - An explosion struck a Kia Motors factory in northern Mexico on Saturday, injuring at least three workers after an accumulation of gas ignited, a local emergency services official told Reuters. Local media reported that a worker fell into a sewer ditch and when two others attempted a rescue, they also fell and all three were badly injured. The factory is located just outside the industrial city of Monterrey in the town of Pesqueria. A local spokesman for the South Korean carmaker did not immediately return calls seeking additional information. Luis Felipe Puente, the national director of emergency services, confirmed that some workers at the plant were injured, but could not provide additional details. Kia Motors started production at the $1 billion factory last month and plans to increase its total production capacity to 300,000 vehicles a year, from this year's projected 100,000. (Reporting by Gabriela Lopez in Monterrey, and David Alire Garcia and Luis Rojas in Mexico City; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)
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