Explosion at Mexican Resort Kills Seven

An explosion at a resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico killed at least seven people Sunday.
At least five Canadian tourists, including a 9-year-old boy, and two hotel staff members are dead because of an explosion of natural gas Sunday around 9:30 a.m. at the Grand Princess Riviera Hotel in Playa del Carmen, CTV News said.
At least 15 other people are injured, BBC News said.
The explosion is said to have occurred because of a buildup of natural gas from a swampy area underneath the hotel's foundation that somehow ignited, BBC News said.
The hotel's floor was said to have been blasted through the ceiling and there was debris everywhere. The hotel had 676 rooms, CTV News said.

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