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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.

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Image: Relatives wait for news of their loved ones

Relatives wait for news of their loved ones on April 21, 2016.

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Image: Smoke rises after the explosion

Smoke rises after the explosion April 20.

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Image: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, (R), during a visit to the site the explosion

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, (R), during a visit to the site the explosion.

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Image: Workers search for victims at the site of the blast

Workers search for victims at the site of the blast.

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Image: A woman breaks into tears after hearing news of her brother's death

A woman breaks into tears after hearing news of her brother's death.

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Image: Relatives of workers face off with soldiers as they try to access the grounds of petrochemical plant

Relatives of workers face off with soldiers as they try to access the grounds of petrochemical plant.

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Image: Destruction from the Pemex explosion

Debris lies scattered after the explosion.

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Image: Workers, relatives and security personnel gather at the entrance of the  oil giant

Workers, relatives and security personnel gather at the entrance of the oil giant.

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Image: Smoke rises from the plant after the explosion

Smoke rises from the plant after the explosion on April 20.

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Image: Rosa Villalobos stands in front of  soldiers as she holds up a photo of her son

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,

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Image: A relative of a missing worker argues with a soldier as he demands to be allowed to get information

A relative of a missing worker argues with a soldier as he demands to be allowed to get information.

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Image: Relatives of missing workers gather outside the petrochemical complex

Relatives of missing workers gather outside the petrochemical complex.

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Image: A relative of places a list of the missing outside the local hospital

A relative of places a list of the missing outside the local hospital on April 20.

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