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Gas Explosion Killed 6 in Mexico
15 November, 2010

At least 6 have been killed and other 17 injured in a gas explosion at a luxury hotel on Mexico's Caribbean coast, local police say .
The blast, caused by a build-up of natural gas, blew out windows of one of the rooms at Grand Riviera Princess Hotel in Playa del Carmen.
One child is reported to be among the dead.
Two Canadians are reported to be in a critical condition. Others, including two US citizens and Mexican workers at the

hotel, are said to be less seriously injured.
Mexican army and police have cordoned off the hotel.

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