The number of victims of a powerful earthquake in Mexico has risen


Число жертв мощного землетрясения в Мексике возрослоAccording to the authorities, subsequently in search and rescue operations the number of victims may exceed 80 people.

To the 61 increase in the number of victims of the earthquake that occurred yesterday near the coast of Mexico.

At least 200 people were injured.

Earthquake, in particular, has affected the States of Oaxaca, Chiapas and Tabasco; serious damage was caused to the city of juchitan de Zaragoza in Oaxaca.

Media reported that the President of Mexico, Enrique peña Nieto paid a visit to this city to study the situation, and after the trip, wrote on Twitter that in juchitan de Zaragoza, the first thing you need to restore the supply of water and food, as well as to provide medical assistance to all in need.

According to the President, Mexico was faced with the strongest registered in the country over at least the last 100 years earthquake, noted by the media.

Authorities warn of the possible appearance of a new strong aftershocks.

On Friday off the coast of Mexico were recorded earthquakes of a magnitude of 8.4. According to USGS, the earthquake was followed by several aftershocks, the magnitude of which varied from 4.5 to 5.7.


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