Fireworks Market Explosion Kills and Injures Dozens Outside Mexico City

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An overhead shot shows what remains of the San Pablito fireworks market, located in Tultepec just outside of Mexico City, Mexico, after a multi-colored explosion killed 27 people and injured 60.
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Two women cry in the aftermath of an explosion that destroyed the San Pablito fireworks market.
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People watch as flames shoot out of the San Pablito fireworks market.
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Firefighters wet down hotspots in the aftermath of an explosion that ripped through the San Pablito fireworks market just outside of Mexico City.
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Firefighters and rescue workers comb through ashes and rubble at the open-air San Pablito fireworks market.
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Local policemen walk through the scorched ground of the open-air San Pablito fireworks market.
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Rubble lie in the aftermath of an explosion that ripped through San Pablito fireworks market late Tuesday. Mexican authorities have not yet given a possible explanation for the blast that killed 27 and injured 60.
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Pedestrians stand amidst rubble strewn across the road in the aftermath of an explosion that ripped through San Pablito fireworks market just outside of Mexico City late Tuesday.
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Flames continue to rage after an explosion took out the San Pablito fireworks market just outside of Mexico City.
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A Mexico State policeman looks through the scorched ground of the open-air San Pablito fireworks market, in Tultepec, on outskirts of Mexico City, Mexico. An explosion ripped through Mexico’s best-known fireworks market on the northern outskirts of the capital Tuesday, injuring scores and killing at least 27 people, according to Mexican Federal Police.
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Soldiers and rescue workers search amid the ruins left by a huge blast that occurred in a fireworks market in Mexico City. The conflagration, in the suburb of Tultepec, set off a quickfire series of multicolored blasts and a vast amount of smoke that hung over Mexico City.
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