“Earthquake in Mexico has claimed the lives of 226 people

In the capital of Mexico killed 117 people

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– A strong earthquake in Mexico, according to the latest data, led to the death of at least 226 people, informs on Wednesday Agency Associated Press with reference to the civil defence of the country.

However, only in the capital Mexico city, which is close to the epicenter of the earthquake that killed 117 people.

Earlier it was reported about 149 dead as a result of the incident a few hours ago earthquake.

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A powerful earthquake of magnitude of 7.1 occurred in the Mexican state of Morelos, near the capital of the country of Mexico. Hit at least 44 buildings, 3.5 million people were left without electricity. There is also damage to the networks of gas supply, fixed gas leak.

In the affected areas introduced a state of emergency. On the streets of Mexico city bred 3 thousand soldiers. Mexican President Enrique peña Nieto convened a meeting of the National emergency Committee in order to assess the situation.

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