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Explosion rocks Mexico chemical plant

Published 8:46 AM ET, Thu April 21, 2016
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Smoke billows into the sky after a deadly explosion at a petrochemical plant in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, on Wednesday, April 20. IGNACIO CARVAJAL/AFP/Getty Images
Smoke rises from the plant. IGNACIO CARVAJAL/AFP/Getty Images
Relatives wait outside a hospital after the explosion. IGNACIO CARVAJAL/AFP/Getty Images
A worker receives help while being admitted to the hospital in Coatzacoalcos. IGNACIO CARVAJAL/AFP/Getty Images
The explosion creates smoke and toxic fumes. SERGIO BALANDRANO/AFP/Getty Images
A security guard protects a store damaged by shock waves from the explosion. Felix Marquez/AP
Relatives of missing plant workers demand news about loved ones outside a hospital in Coatzacoalcos. Felix Marquez/AP
A woman places a list of missing workers outside the hospital. Felix Marquez/AP
Relatives of missing workers pray as they wait for news. Felix Marquez/AP