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23 dead, over 60 hurt as metro overpass collapses in Mexico City

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 04 May 2021

23 dead, over 60 hurt as metro overpass collapses in Mexico City

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Mexico City: At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured after a metro overpass collapsed in Mexico on Monday night, reports said.

The accident took place in Mexico City.

Reports said children were among the deceased as rescuers are searching for survivors.

According to a BBC report, Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said the cause of the accident was still being investigated.

It said 65 people sustained injuries, seven of whom were critical.