Local authorities report an explosion inside a building in downtown Mexico City

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The explosion, which presumably originated from the accumulation of gas, would have left a preliminary balance of five injured.

An explosion was recorded on Saturday, July 2nd, in a building located on the corner of Luis Moya and Avenida Independencia, in the Historic Center of Mexico City. Black smoke could be seen coming out of a window on the seventh floor of the building located a few blocks from the Mexican Foreign Ministry.

The explosion, which presumably originated from the accumulation of gas, would have left a preliminary balance of five injured, according to local media.

Firefighters and police officers arrived at the scene and asked the curious to let the emergency services operate.


Circulation on Avenida Independencia was closed. Police officers cordoned off the area and closed down the street for cars and pedestrians.

Source: El Informador

The Mexico City Post