Massive earthquake several deaths thousands Injured many buildings collapsed in Mexico۔ The number of deaths is increasing continuously.
Massive earthquake several deaths thousands Injured in Mexico rescue operations continue
Citizens and rescuers were working through the night to dig people out of rubble.
According to the initial reports, at least 338 people have died. The rescue workers started rescue operations.
President Enrique Peña Nieto has called for calm as the authorities assess the damage.
Several buildings have been demolished in the capital Mexico City and three other states. Dozens of buildings have collapsed, including more than 40 in Mexico City alone.
After earthquake, airport closed the buildings vacated in the city.
The president of Mexico has requested the public to leave the streets so that rescue operations do not get disturbed.
At least 338 people killed, including 55 in Morelos, 49 in Mexico City, and 32 in Puebla state.
Government officials have said at least 21 children and several adults have died at an elementary school in the city, after it partially collapsed. 500 soldiers and Navy marines are among those searching for children and employees still missing.
This is most powerful earthquake since one which hit Mexico City in 1985, killing thousands.
World leaders have expressed their sympathy and offered support to Mexico, which was still reeling from a fatal earthquake in the south of the country just two weeks ago.
Massive earthquake several deaths thousands Injured in Mexico rescue operations continue.
The US Geological Survey predicted up to 1,000 fatalities will come from the earthquake, and an economic impact of between US$1bn and $10bn.
At least 21 children and four adults have died at the Enrique Rebsámen elementary school, the public education undersecretary has confirmed.
Elevent children rescued, but Animal Politico said at least 28 were still missing.
Part of the school – which reports have said four storeys high – collapsed during the earthquake, trapping students and employees inside.