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 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.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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