A crowded market exploded, leaving at least 29 dead, 75 injured, and 100 unaccounted for. El País estimates 300 tons of explosives went off.
is known for its pyrotechnics industry and the huge San Pablito market is popular for fireworks sales. The market would have been especially crowded heading into the holidays as locals shopped for fireworks to mark Christmas and New Year celebrations.
The cause of the explosion was not immediately known