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  • No Victims from Sinkhole in Downtown Mexico City

  • The area has been evacuated and emergency personnel are working onsite

The street collapsed into a sinkhole on Humboldt street in Mexico City, Mexico on August 31, 2017. photo: Cuartoscuro/Tercero Díaz, photo: Cuartoscuro/Tercero Díaz

31 of August 2017 15:50:23

MEXICO CITY – A water pipe collapsed and caused a sinkhole of approximately 10 meters in diameter on Humboldt street in Downtown Mexico City this Thursday.Civil Protection Agency Secretariat Fausto Lugo García said in an interview that there were no victims and that the area has been roped off and a local business has been evacuated.Lugo García said that the collapsed pipe is part of Water Systems of Mexico City (Sacmex) and that this agency's personnel are currently working onsite alongside personnel from other government agencies.

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