Friday, June 14, 2013
A firefighter stands next a flipped over truck that was carrying tar on a highway just west of the state capital city of Morelia, Mexico, Thursday, June 13, 2013. Authorities say the tanker truck carrying tar slammed into a highway toll booth that had temporarily been taken over by protesting teachers. They say seven people are dead and another 14 injured. Most of the dead and injured are believed to be teachers who have been holding a series of protests in the western state of Michoacan. The teachers are protesting educational reforms that would reduce union power in hiring decisions and establish teacher evaluations.
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