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Many killed in Mexico City earthquake: Photos, videos

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A very powerful earthquake hit Mexico Tuesday killing more than 100 people and forcing hundreds of thousands of people to come rushing out of the home. Panic stricken people of Mexico City were seen running to safety as the tall buildings of the city started swinging dangerously.

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A large number of buildings seem to have destroyed in the earthquake that was estimated to be 7.1 magnitude on Richter scale. Latest reports suggest that at least 30 people have lost their lives in the capital alone.


But these were only preliminary reports. Destruction is widespread and can be seen almost everywhere. There were at least 29 completely collapsed buildings in the Mexico City, while many others were partially damaged. Rescue work was on at the time of this report going to the press.

Reports suggest that the state of Morelos, just south of Mexico City, saw the highest death toll, with officials reporting 54 deaths. Meanwhile the governor of Puebla, where the epicentre of the earthquake struck, said at least 26 people died in his state. At least 30 people were killed in Mexico City, according to the city’s mayor, while another nine died in Mexico state, officials said.


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