DISASTERS

Mexico fireworks blast destroys market packed with holiday shoppers
An explosion at the San Pablito fireworks market in Tultepec, outside Mexico City, left at least 26 dead and dozens more injured.
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A video camera in a passing care recorded an explosion ripping through the San Pablito fireworks' market in Tultepec, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, leaving at least 26 dead.

(AP)

A view from a drone shows smoke billowing from the San Pablito fireworks market after the explosion, with most of the stands entirely leveled. Sirens wailed and a heavy scent of gunpowder lingered in the air after the afternoon.

(AP)

People look at a burnt car after an explosion at the San Pablito fireworks market outside Mexico City.

(Reuters)

Local policemen walk through the scorched ground where the open-air San Pablito fireworks market stood. The explosion destroyed Mexico’s best-known fireworks market, injuring scores and killing dozens, according to Mexican Federal Police.

(AP)

Firefighters and rescue personnel stand near a destroyed stand and gutted building after an explosion at the San Pablito fireworks market in Tultepec, Mexico.

(Reuters)

Firefighters and rescue workers walk through the destroyed San Pablito fireworks market on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.

(AP)

A sign reading "No alcoholic beverages" is seen next to flattened houses after an explosion at the San Pablito fireworks market outside Mexico City.

(Reuters)

Mexico fireworks blast destroys market packed with holiday shoppers

An explosion at the San Pablito fireworks market in Tultepec, outside Mexico City, left at least 26 dead and dozens more injured.

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