In Mexico a powerful explosion on the market of fireworks, dozens injured

In Mexico a powerful explosion on the market of fireworks, dozens injured

As a result of the incident injured more than 70 people.


MEXICO city, 21 Dec. /Offset. TASS Ivan valueK/. At least ten people were killed and over 70 injured on Tuesday in an explosion at a fireworks market of San Pablito in the state of Mexico. This was reported by the newspaper Reforma, citing local authorities. The scene in the municipality of Tultepec, rescuers, firefighters and ambulance crews.

According to some, at the moment of explosion on one of the largest markets of pyrotechnics in the country could be up to two thousand people.

Appeared on social networks the videos and photos you can see that San Pablito was almost completely destroyed. It is unknown what could have caused the incident.

Informed about the incident reported by the electronic version of the newspaper El Universal. According to its information suffered more than 50 people.

In the frame transmitted from the scene, one can see a high column of smoke. To help the victims sent ten ambulances and units of the armed forces. It is known that at least one person suffered severe burns.

Shocking video shows explosion of fireworks at Santiaguito Market in Tultepec, Mexico that injured at least 60 people.

— ABC News (@ABC) December 20, 2016.

Tultepec is considered the main center for the production of pyrotechnics in the state of Mexico. In mid-October of the current year in the explosion of a workshop in the area the person died, and another two were injured. In March, victims of a similar incident, three were injured.

Hemos movilizado 25 ambulancias #CruzRoja #Edomex y 10 #CDMX #Tultepec donde se registró una explosión de pirotecnia, personal laborando

— Cruz Roja Edomex (@CruzRojaEM) 20 Dec 2016