Sep 20, 2017

Mexico earthquake kills more than 200

Volunteers and rescue workers search for children trapped inside the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City Photo: Gerardo Carrillo / AP

"A powerful 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico, ... collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 248 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets screaming in a country still reeling from a deadly temblor that struck less than two weeks ago," per the L.A. Times: "Entire apartment blocks swayed violently in the center of Mexico City, including in the historic districts of El Centro and Roma, crumbling balconies and causing huge cracks to appear on building facades."

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