Damaged Cars, Wreckage at the Scene of the Tultepec Explosion

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20171 views
Published: January 13, 2017

Emergency crews from Tultepec, Mexico, and the surrounding areas were deployed to attend to the scene of an enormous explosion at a fireworks market in the suburbs of Mexico City on December 20.

The <a href="https://twitter.com/CruzRoja_MX/status/811337808270852096" target="_blank">Mexican Red Cross</a> said they deployed ten ambulances and fifty paramedics to the scene. Firefighters from <a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/15222331" target="_blank">neighboring towns</a> helped neutralize fires and explosive material in the area in the aftermath of the explosion.

Thirty-one people were killed and 60 were injured, according to a <a href="http://edomexinforma.com/2016/12/edomex-informa-sobre-explosion-en-tultepec/" target="_blank">press release</a> from the state of Mexico.

This content shows emergency response, damaged vehicles, and wreckage at the scene of the incident.

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