Over 60 people have been injured after an explosion occurred at the San Pablito fireworks market in Tultepec, Mexico, a city north of Mexico City. The blast is especially terrifying because the thick smoke plume covers the entire market while fireworks were still catching fire and going off in every direction. Nearby homes were also damaged in the explosions and the scene remains dangerous, according to National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente.
Update: The Mexico Federal Police says that over 70 people have been injured and that 9 people have died.
Update 2: Here are some photographs of the aftermath:
Update 3: CNN is now reporting that 22 people have died from the explosions, citing local authorities involved in the search-and-rescue effort