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Mexico City’s railway viaduct collapses, killing 13, injuring 70

MEXICO CITY – Thirteen people were killed and 70 injured when an overpass carrying Mexico City metro cars partially collapsed on a road on Monday evening, authorities said.

A video on local channel Milenio TV shows the viaduct collapsing over cars on a road below.

The accident resulted in a preliminary toll of 13 dead and 70 injured, according to the city’s comprehensive risk management and civil protection agency.

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum attended the crash site and said on Twitter that “firefighters and public security personnel are working. Various hospitals present. We will provide more information shortly.” .

Other videos broadcast on TV channels and social media showed emergency medics and firefighters searching the wreckage for survivors.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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