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2 Killed, 1 Injured In Hot Air Balloon Fire Accident (+PHOTOS)

Micheal Chukwuebuka, Reporting

TWO persons were reportedly killed, and a girl was injured after the hot air balloon they were riding in caught fire near Mexico City.

According to officials in the state on Saturday, the girl suffered burns and a broken arm.

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Stonix News gathered that the accident occurs near the pre-Hispanic ruin site of Teotihuacan, north of Mexico City: a popular location for balloon rides.

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In a viral video of the incident posted on social media, the occupants of the balloon appeared to have fallen or jumped from the craft.

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Officials confirmed to newsmen that the two victims who lost their lives were adults: a man, 50, and a 38-year-old woman, names withheld.

The cause of the accident, as of when filing this report, was under investigation

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