Dozens of dead and injured in the explosion vuurwerkmarkt Mexico
In a series of explosions in a market for fireworks in Mexico on Tuesday at least 31 people to life come, to notify the local emergency services. Certainly seventy people were injured.
The explosions occurred in the town of Tultepec, near Mexico City, said the service protection. The death rate runs as possible. Rescue workers are searching for survivors.
On local television is to see how colored fireworks all directions uitspat and a huge cloud of smoke rises, while people in a frantic attempt to try to flee. Images after the explosion show charred stalls and ruined buildings.
The Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto shows via Twitter his condolences to the relatives of those who have come from the accident. The injured wish him a speedy recovery.
Sure 29 dead and dozens injured in vuurwerkexplosie Mexico
Some victims, including children, with severe burns to the hospital, let the governor of the region know. He promised those responsible for the explosion, to detect and to punish. Also he stressed the victims economic aid.
A lack of sufficient safety measures on the market is according to the head of the emergency services of Tultepec the cause of the explosion.
Explosion on vuurwerkmarkt Mexico
In a series of explosions in a market for fireworks in Mexico are Tuesday sure 27 people to the life to come. Certainly 70 people were injured.
The explosions occurred in the town of Tultepec, near Mexico City, said the service protection.
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Images after the explosion show charred stalls and ruined buildings.
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The San Pablito market was previously by the explosions hit. In 2005, it broke just before the celebration of the Mexican independence day a fire. In the explosions that followed were hundreds of stalls destroyed. In 2006 it was again, with similar consequences.
Mexicans stitches are often fireworks on holidays, not just Christmas or new year.
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21:40 – december 20, 2016