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October 25, 2013

Mexican Sweets Factory Explodes; At Least 1 Killed

An explosion and fire inside a northern Mexico candy factory has killed at least one person and injured dozens of others.
 
Officials say the blast at the Dulce Blueberry sweets factory, in Ciudad Juarez, left some people critically injured.  Authorities believe a boiler exploded, but the cause of the explosion is still under investigation.
 
Authorities say several people were missing after the blast. The factory employs around 300 workers.