Death toll rise to 273 in Mexico quake


Guwahati/22th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The death toll rises to 273 people who were killed and 2,633 people were seriously injured in a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico. The disaster officials have stated that the half of the death occurred in the capital city of Mexico as it is one of the tragic incidents took place in Mexico which took out the life of many people. Hundreds of people were injured in the powerful quake as many people were undergoing the injury. In the capital Mexico City nearly 40 building collapsed which leads to a big destruction and chaos in the country. The government declared emergency in the country and directed the rescue officials immediately to continue operation day and night to rescue the victims. According to the national civil protection agency, 137 people were killed in the capital city, 73 in Morelos, 43 in Puebla, 13 State of Mexico, six in Guerrero and one in Oaxaca in the powerful hit by quake. Till present the bodies were still recovered from many collapse building and the rescue officials said that death toll would rise as the operation is still going on. At least 5,000 residents lost their home as the government provided temporary shelters for them around the city. The capital city is under states of emergency.

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