Mexico earthquake: 21 children killed in quake-toppled school, says government official

By: | Updated: September 20, 2017 10:09 AM

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.

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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 yesterday.

(Further details awaited)

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