Dramatic Video Shows Enormous Explosion in Tultepec Fireworks Market

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017170 views
Published: January 13, 2017

Huge clouds of smoke, fire, and fireworks were launched into the air in an enormous explosion at a fireworks market in Tultepec, Mexico, on December 20.

The National Coordinator of Civil Protection <a href="https://twitter.com/LUISFELIPE_P/status/811336288808869888" target="_blank">reported</a> that at least 60 people were injured as of 4:30 pm local time, December 20, but no deaths had been reported. 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.

This video shows the explosion as seen by a car driving along a <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tianguis+de+Pirotecnia+San+Pablito+Tultepec/@19.6686298,-99.1369316,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xa29dad5f88fe2812!8m2!3d19.6689935!4d-99.1278335" target="_blank">nearby highway ramp</a>.

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