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8:43 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

At Least One Dead, Forty Injured In Explosion At Juarez Factory

Mexican authorities say that an explosion inside a candy factory in Juarez has killed at least one person and left 40 people injured.

Ciudad Juarez Mayor Enrique Serrano says that 11 of the injured Tuesday were taken to hospitals.

Serrano says firefighters are still trying to control the fire at the BlueBerry factory.

Ciudad Juarez Civil Protection Director Fernando Mota says there are several workers missing and they could be trapped inside the building.

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