Dozens killed in Mexico fireworks market explosion

At least 27 people have died following an explosion at a fireworks market in Mexico.

The horror blast occurred at the market in Tultepec.

Confronting video footage posted to social media shows the moment the explosion occurred, sending thick black smoke billowing into the sky.


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More than 60 people have been injured and have been rushed to various hospitals around the city.

“We have a preliminary toll of 70 people injured who are being taken to various emergency rooms,” local police tweeted.

Rescue crews remain at the scene.

 

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