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Explosion At Fireworks Market Kills At Least 29 In Mexico

The explosion happened Tuesday afternoon north of Mexico City.
Posted at 9:54 PM, Dec 20, 2016

At least 29 people have reportedly died, and dozens more have been injured following an explosion at a fireworks market in Mexico.

The explosion happened Tuesday afternoon at a popular market in Tultepec, which is north of Mexico City. 

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Photos from the scene showed most of the market had been leveled. First responders could be seen searching through the market's charred remains

Some nearby homes were also reportedly damaged.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto tweeted his condolences to the victims' families and said federal agencies were already helping local governments in providing emergency assistance.