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Monday 30 of November 2020

Death Toll Increases to 324 After Earthquake


In this Wednesday, September 20, 2017 picture, a woman and a rescue dog search for victims among the ruins of a building that crumbled on the intersections of Simón Bolívar and Chimalpopocatl streets in Mexico City during the aftermath of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that shook Mexico's central region,photo: Cuartoscuro/Carlos Maruri
In this Wednesday, September 20, 2017 picture, a woman and a rescue dog search for victims among the ruins of a building that crumbled on the intersections of Simón Bolívar and Chimalpopocatl streets in Mexico City during the aftermath of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that shook Mexico's central region,photo: Cuartoscuro/Carlos Maruri
Interior Secretariat (Segob) National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said that these are preliminary figures

Civil Protection authorities have reported that 324 people died across Mexico following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, Sept. 19. 186 people died in Mexico City, 73 in Morelos, 45 in Puebla, 13 in the State of Mexico, six in Guerrero and one in Oaxaca.

Interior Secretariat (Segob) National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said that these are preliminary figures and that they are still in constant modification, since the work of rescue and removal of debris continues.

“# Update” TOTAL 324 dead by #Sismo 19/09/17 #CDMX: 186, #Morelos: 73, #Puebla: 45, # Edoméx: 13, #Guerrero: 6 and #Oaxaca: 1 “, indicated this morning the official on his official Twitter account.