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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Earthquake In Mexico Leaves More Than 200 Dead

Desperate parents and rescue workers have pulled through rubble in a floodlit search for dozens of young children feared buried under a Mexico City school destroyed by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.


Among the twisted concrete and steel ruin of the Enrique Rebsamen school, soldiers and firefighters found 22 dead children and two adults, while another 30 children and 12 adults were missing, President Enrique Pena Nieto said.

The magnitude-7.1 shock killed more than 200 people — nearly half of them in the capital — on the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 earthquake that killed thousands, and less than two weeks after a powerful tremor killed nearly 100 people in the south of the country.

Mexico's Government said the death toll had been revised down to 216. It was earlier said to be as high as 248.

There were chaotic scenes at the school as parents clung to hope their children had survived.

from ABC News


14 comments:

  1. Oh God. Hope my telemundo actors and actresses are not affected.

    May God comfort all Amen. RIP to the dead.

    Nigeria is really a blessed country when it comes to this.

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    1. Lol so na only your telemundo people concern you,how insensitive

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  2. Oh God, school children. May God comfort their families. This is a really sad news.

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  3. O! God. In as much as i'm sad by this news,I am still grateful to God that such don't happen in our country Nigeria. It is well with them

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  4. May their souls rest in perfect peace. Amen

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  5. God loves Nigeria,we are blessed!!

    Despite all up and downs, Recession, boko haram,Bobrisky, Biafra and all other negatives rocking the boat of our dear Country,no natural disaster thank you Lord🙌

    My thoughts & prayers to the troubled🙏🙏

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  6. Chai! My heart breaks into pieces whenever I hear children are hurt or involved in any disaster. Rip to d dead

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  7. I'm telling you. We thank Gid for sparing us natural disasters. Rip to those gone beyond.

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  8. My heart reaches out to the families involved, may God console you guyz

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  9. hmmmm, this is sad may their souls rest in peace and may God comfort their family!!!

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  10. God please have mercy.

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