'You feel that you're powerless': Winnipeg's Mexican community reeling after quake
- Author: Regina Walsh Сен 21, 2017,
Сен 21, 2017, 0:38
- September 30, 1999: At least 22 people are killed in a 7.5-magnitude quake that strikes southern and central areas. The drill falls on the anniversary of an 8.0-magnitude natural disaster that hit Mexico City in 1985, killing almost 10,000 people.
At least 25 people, most of whom were children, died inside a private school that collapsed in the quake.
Rescue workers are continuing to scrabble through rubble, searching for survivors, including dozens of children feared buried beneath a Mexico City school. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto personally visited the site, saying 20 children and two adults were killed.
"The priority at this moment is to keep rescuing people who are still trapped and to give medical attention to the injured people."He writes Wednesday that beyond the lives lost, buildings, roads and bridges were damaged and "most activities were interrupted in Mexico City". This is about 100 miles away, which means approximately 160 kilometers from Mexico city. Читайте также: Bayern's goalkeeper Neuer ruled out with injury
The Mexican community in Winnipeg is anxious for family and friends back home after a devastating quake that rocked Mexico's capital Tuesday, killing more than 200 people, including children.
Mexico City Airport closed after destruction of a 7.1 natural disaster.
They formed lines to remove rubble from a collapsed clothing factory in Mexico City. "We're going to go to a building that fell to see if we can help".
The video is echoed by a number of others filmed across Mexico City as the terrifying quake tore through churches, hospitals and schools. "We are with you and will be there for you", Trump said.
"The Embassy of Malaysia in Mexico City informed that four Malaysians residing in Mexico City are safe", it said in a statement on Wednesday. REUTERS/Edgard GarridoPeople pass buckets and shovels to remove the rubble of a collapsed building after an quake hit Mexico City, Mexico September 19, 2017.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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