At Least 60 Hurt After Fireworks Market Explodes Near Mexico City

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TULTEPEC, Mexico – An explosion Tuesday at a large fireworks market near Mexico City injured at least 60 people, Luis Felipe Puente, coordinator of Mexico's national civil protection agency, told CNN affiliate FOROtv.

The explosion took place in Tultepec -- about 40 kilometers (about 25 miles) north of Mexico City -- where pyrotechnics are a major industry.

Emergency responders are at the scene and assessing the damage, Puente said.

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