Blast at Mexican resort kills Canadians

A explosion Sunday at a Mexican resort kills six people with three who may be Canadians, officials say.

According to CBC News, 15 people were hurt after a gas explosion at the Grand Riveria Princess Hotel in the Mayan Riveria. The Globe and Mail adds that the attorney general for the state, Francisco Alor, said that three of those who died may be Canadians, while two are hotel employees.

CBC News reported that there were at least 60 Canadians in the hotel at the time and that Canadian conselour officials are currently at the hospital where some of the injured victims were taken. The Globe and Mail said the 60 Canadians were at the resort as an appreciation week for 570 News Radio's clients.

The Globe and Mail reported that the explosion may have taken place underneath the hotel lobby and it occured at 9:30 a.m.

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