Apparent fireworks explosion kills 5 in Mexico

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Posted: Oct 31, 2010 12:03 AM
Apparent fireworks explosion kills 5 in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico City say an explosion inside a home where illegal fireworks were stored has wrecked two houses, killing at least three adults and two children.

City police say 10 more people have been injured and 13 other houses sustained damage in Saturday' blast in the Iztacalco district in the capital's northeast.

Police say they have detained the owner of the house where the explosion occurred and at least one other person.