Images: Deadly Explosions at Fireworks Workshop in Mexico

At least 24 people were killed and 49 injured Thursday when explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City.

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Locals search the area where several fireworks workshops blew up in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018. More than a dozen people were killed and at least 40 injured when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City.
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At least 24 people were killed and 49 injured Thursday when explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City. The victims include four firefighters and two police officers who rushed to the scene after the first explosion and got killed in the second blast, The Associated Press reported. The government said first responders were also among the injured. Helicopters took the wounded to several local hospitals, and more than 300 police were dispatched to the scene.
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Locals search the area where several fireworks workshops blew up in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018.
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A sign on the wall of one of several fireworks workshops that blew up reads in Spanish "Danger," in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018. Many residents in the town make a living by fabricating and selling homemade fireworks, and explosions are a regular occurrence. In June, seven people were killed and eight injured in a blast in Tultepec.
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A rescue worker walks at the explosions site in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018.
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A soldier guards the perimeter around the wreckage of several fireworks workshops in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018.
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A damaged building stands at the site of the explosions in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018.
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A police officer inspects the wreckage in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018.
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