The death toll in the collapse of the metro bridge in Mexico City has reached 25

The death toll from the collapse of the metro bridge in Mexico City has risen to 25, all the bodies have been identified, the local prosecutor’s office said.

There are four women on the death list, most of them men. Also among the victims is one teenager aged 13.

Earlier it was reported about 24 dead and hospitalized of 79 victims.

The span of the metro bridge along with a passing train collapsed in the southeast of Mexico City on May 3 at 22: 22 local time. Federal and local authorities have previously promised to conduct a thorough investigation of the incident with the involvement of independent contractors and a full inspection of the structures of the entire affected metro line. The country has declared a national three-day mourning period.

Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
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