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These Videos of An Exploding Mexican Fireworks Factory Are Crazy

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These Videos of An Exploding Mexican Fireworks Factory Are Crazy

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UPDATE: At least 26 people have died in the explosion.

 

Video and images are being shared on social media of what appears to be an explosion at a fireworks factory in Mexico. The accident took place today in the city of Tultepec, just north of Mexico City.

 

 

Tultepec is the home of Mexico’s National Pyrotechnic Festival, an annual week long celebration that brings some 100,000 visitors to the area. Over half of city’s population of 110,000 is involved in some way with the production of fireworks.