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Pemex Chemical Plant Explosion Kills Dozens in Mexico

A deadly blast at the state-run Pemex petrochemical plant killed at least 24 people in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico.

Relatives wait for news of their loved ones on April 21, 2016. YURI CORTEZ / AFP - Getty Images
Smoke rises after the explosion April 20. ANGEL HERNANDEZ / EPA
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, (R), during a visit to the site the explosion. MEXICAN PRESIDENCY / HANDOUT / EPA
Workers search for victims at the site of the blast. YURI CORTEZ / AFP - Getty Images
A woman breaks into tears after hearing news of her brother's death. IGNACIO CARVAJAL / AFP - Getty Images
Relatives of workers face off with soldiers as they try to access the grounds of petrochemical plant. ?ngel Hern?ndez / EPA
Debris lies scattered after the explosion. YURI CORTEZ / AFP - Getty Images
Workers, relatives and security personnel gather at the entrance of the oil giant. YURI CORTEZ / AFP - Getty Images
Smoke rises from the plant after the explosion on April 20. ANGEL HERNANDEZ / EPA
Rosa Villalobos stands in front of soldiers as she holds up a photo of her son, Luis Alfonso Ruiz, 25, (on the right of the photo), as she tries to get information on his whereabouts, Felix Marquez / AP
A relative of a missing worker argues with a soldier as he demands to be allowed to get information. Felix Marquez / AP
Relatives of missing workers gather outside the petrochemical complex. Felix Marquez / AP
A relative of places a list of the missing outside the local hospital on April 20. Felix Marquez / AP