MEXICO CITY (AP) – A Mexico City metro viaduct collapsed Monday night, sending a train plunging down, trapping cars under rubble and killing at least 13 people, authorities said.
Mexico City’s civil protection agency tweeted that nearly 70 people were injured in the crash in the southern Mexican capital at 10:30 p.m. local time.
Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum rushed into the area where at least one broken train could be seen with dozens of rescuers searching the wreckage.
The accident occurred on metro line 12, the construction of which was marred by complaints and accusations of irregularities.
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