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Fireworks explosion in Guerrero church leaves one dead

The explosion of pyrotechnics inside a church in Tlamamacan, municipality of Mártir de Cuilapa (Guerrero) left at least one fatality and two wounded.

According to the Quadrantin portal, the state Civil Protection reported that the incident resulted from the burning of 18 stick rockets for a wedding on Saturday 19.

The gunpowder collapsed part of the building as seen in images that circulated on social networks.

The deceased was identified as 48-year-old Bartolo, originally from the same community.