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Mexico City metro overpass collapses, 23 killed in mishap

The authorities halted rescue efforts shortly after they began, saying there was a risk that more train parts and debris could slam down onto the road

Reuters   |   Mexico City   |   Published 05.05.21, 02:07 AM

At least 23 people were killed and 65 were hospitalised when a railway overpass and train collapsed onto a busy road in Mexico City on Monday night, crushing cars under carriages.

The authorities halted rescue efforts shortly after they began, saying there was a risk that more train parts and debris could slam down onto the road.

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