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Mexican President activates emergency rescue plan

Mexican President activates emergency rescue plan

Rescue workers and citizens are fighting to pull survivors from the wreckage of a strong quake that struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.

According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the 7.1-magnitude natural disaster was 4.5 kilometers east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 55 km south-southwest of the city of Puebla, in Puebla state. However, it has been reported that a Jewish man from Mexico City is missing. In Mexico City, there were power outages and more than 40 buildings collapsed crushing cars and trapping people inside.

People stand inside a Mexico City building that collapsed in the quake, while searching for any survivors.

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On this day, 32 years ago, a magnitude-8.0 quake hit on September 19th, 1985, killing an estimated 9,500 people in and around Mexico City.

The quake is the deadliest in Mexico since a 1985 quake on the same date killed thousands.

About 2 million people in the Capital Mexico City were without electricity, and phone lines were also down.

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"God bless the people of Mexico City".

"The Philippine embassy in Mexico City has been damaged by the natural disaster".

Mexico's president Enrique Pena Nieto declared a state of emergency and says rescue efforts are the priority. "We are with you and will be there for you", Trump said. Puebla Governor Tony Gali reported there also was significant damage in the nearby city of Cholula, where collapsed church steeples fell into the streets.

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Mexico is also still recovering from a powerful tremor that killed almost 100 people in the south of the country less than two weeks ago. Mexico city is down today, which means no school, not many people are working but the focus is to clean up the mess and help other people.