Thursday, 22 December 2016
The death toll from the massive explosion at Mexico's best-known fireworks market climbed to 32 on Wednesday as authorities worked to identify the dead and treat the dozens injured in the stunning incident.
Of the dead, 26 victims were found at the scene and six died at area hospitals, José Manzur, government secretary for the State of Mexico, said at a news conference Wednesday. Eighteen victims have yet to be identified, he said.
The explosion occurred at the open-air San Pablito market in Tultepec, in the State of Mexico. Officials said Wednesday that 59 people were wounded during the blasts, with 46 still in hospitals, five of them in grave conditionFundación Michou y Mau, a Mexico City children's charity, told NBC News that it was trying to transfer a 13-year-old boy named Juan Carlos, who it said had suffered burns over 35 percent of his body.
Roberto López, the charity's director general, told NBC station KPRC of Houston that the organization eventually hopes to send as many as eight children to the United States.
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
5-day-old twins rescued by an aid group as thousands attempt to cross Mediterranean
More than 264,500 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean so far this year
(CNN) — A five-day-old newborn peers out from a pink blanket. His dark, almond-shaped eyes stare directly at the camera, his tiny hand tucked underneath his chin.
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