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Fireworks workshop blasts kill at least 19 near Mexico City

Jul 6, 2018

Fireworks workshop blasts kill at least 19 near Mexico City

Two explosions at fireworks workshops outside Mexico City on Thursday killed at least 19 people, including rescue workers, and injured dozens more, officials said, in the latest deadly blast to hit a town known for its fireworks production. After a first blast in the municipality ...

Jul 26, 2016

Anti-terrorism squad to be deployed at Tokyo fireworks display

A police anti-terrorism squad will be deployed at the annual Sumida River fireworks festival in Tokyo this weekend amid heightened security concerns in the wake of terrorist attacks overseas, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The festival, scheduled for Saturday, usually draws over 900,000 spectators. The ...