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21 children killed in Mexican quake-toppled school: officials

PTI
Published Sep 20, 2017, 10:53 am IST
Updated Sep 20, 2017, 10:53 am IST
'We have a report of 25 dead, among them 21 children and four adults' at the Enrique Rebsamen elementary school, officials said.
People remove debris of a building which collapsed after a quake rattled Mexico City (Photo: AFP)
 People remove debris of a building which collapsed after a quake rattled Mexico City (Photo: AFP)

Mexico City: At least 21 children were killed at an elementary school that collapsed in the Mexican capital when a powerful earthquake rattled the area, a government official said.

"We have a report of 25 dead, among them 21 children and four adults" at the Enrique Rebsamen elementary school, Mexican Undersecretary of Education Javier Trevino told the Televisa network on Tuesday.

 

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Location: Mexico, México




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