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Explosion on Playa del Carmen ferry; at least 12 injured
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At approximately 1PM local time, there was an explosion of a ferry from the Barcos Caribe line, which covered the route between Playa del Carmen and Cozumel. At the moment there is a report of at least a dozen injured.

Police are at the customs pier in Playa del Carmen and injured people are starting to be treated and taken to hospitals.

Witnesses said the ferry had arrived at the pier and just three minutes before there was heard an explosion and they immediately saw injured passengers getting off screaming and anguished over what had happened.
Más vale pocos pelos, pero bien peinados.
MEXICO CITY — An explosion ripped through a ferry as it unloaded passengers in the Caribbean beach city of Playa del Carmen on Wednesday, hurting 25 people, but authorities said none of the injuries were life-threatening.

Local Civil Defense director Juan Medina Sosa said 20 Mexicans, three Canadians and two Americans were injured, and all were in good condition.

The municipal government said in a statement that the victims sustained minor cuts and were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Videos posted online by the newspaper Quintana Roo Hoy showed the blast sending a fireball and debris flying sideways from the ferry as it was moored to the dock with people nearby.

The Barcos Caribe vessel was left with a gaping hole in its starboard side next to a passenger seating area.

The municipal statement said the explosion happened when passengers were getting off the boat, and the cause was not yet known.
Más vale pocos pelos, pero bien peinados.
Más vale pocos pelos, pero bien peinados.

The Diario de Yucatan is reporting the message - written on a tarp - was found early this morning after police on Cozumel received a call at 4am today saying that three armed men were attaching something to a church fence.

The Diario reports that the message threatens Perla Tun Pech, the mayor of the island and says: "The assault on the boat was us and we will do the same to your house."

Federal authorities are now in possession of the message. Last Wednesday, 24 people were injured in an explosion on a Barcos Caribe ferry just after it docked in Playa del Carmen.

Police have still not said what caused the blast but have not ruled out "external factors".

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This article says another explosive device was found today in a piece of PVC tubing tied to the starboard propellar of the Caribe II, which was anchored off Cozumel.
Más vale pocos pelos, pero bien peinados.


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